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Because they marched: the people's campaign for voting rights that changed America

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In the early 1960s, tired of reprisals for attempting to register to vote, Selma's black community began to protest. The struggle received nationwide attention when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a voting rights march in January, 1965, and was attacked by a segregationist. In February, the shooting of an unarmed demonstrator by an Alabama state trooper inspired a march from Selma to the state capital of Montgomery. The march got off to a horrific start on March 7 as law officers attacked peaceful demonstrators. Broadcast throughout the world, the violence attracted widespread outrage and spurred demonstrators to complete the march at any cost. On March 25, after several setbacks, protesters completed the fifty-four-mile march to a cheering crowd of 25,000 supporters.

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subject_facetAfrican Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- Selma -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History
African Americans -- Suffrage -- Alabama -- Selma -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
African Americans -- Suffrage -- History
Civil rights movements -- Alabama -- Selma -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
Civil rights movements -- History
Selma (Ala.) -- Race relations
Selma (Ala.) -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature
Selma to Montgomery Rights March -- (1965 : -- Selma, Ala.) -- Juvenile literature
title_displayBecause they marched : the people's campaign for voting rights that changed America
title_fullBecause They Marched The People's Campaign for Voting Rights that Changed America
Because they marched : the people's campaign for voting rights that changed America / Russell Freedman
Because they marched : the people's campaign for voting rights that changed America [electronic resource] / Russell Freedman
title_shortBecause they marched
title_subthe people's campaign for voting rights that changed America
topic_facetAfrican Americans
Civil rights
Civil rights movements
Geography
History
Multi-Cultural
Race relations
Suffrage
Young Adult Nonfiction