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Author MacKay, Jenny, 1978- author.

Title Race and the law / Jenny MacKay
Published Farmington Hills, Michigan : Gale, a Cengage Company, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 207 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Series Unlocking current issues
Contents Race in a new nation -- Devided by slavery -- Native Americans and immigrants -- A segregated society -- The march toward civil rights -- Racial issues in the twenty-first century
Summary This book traces the intersection of race and the law from America's earliest days, through the era of slavery, the civil rights movement, and into the twenty-first century. It addresses various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse, with a clear summary of positions, as well as contemporary opinions from across the political and cultural spectrums
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Civil right -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature
Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Juvenile literature
Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature
Race discrimination -- Law and legislation.
Race relations.
Slavery -- Law and legislation.
United States -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Juvenile works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1410381021
Other Titles Enhanced race and the law