Mexican American Civil Rights Movement

Civic Participation: Working for Civil Rights

Since the days of westward expansion and the U.S.-Mexican War, people of Mexican descent have faced great discrimination in the United States. This volume introduces readers to the historical background of the Mexican American civil rights movement, as well as its key figures and events. Photographs and primary sources will transport readers back in time to truly grasp the importance of this movement. Readers will learn about current issues pertaining to Mexican Americans and immigration, and learn what they could do to advance the movement for equality.

RL
Grades
5
IL
Grades
4-6
GRL
S
Details:
Product type:
ISBN: 978-1-4994-2684-7
Author: Christine Honders
Copyright: 2017
Reading Level: Grade 5
Interest Level: Grades 4-6
GRL: S
Dimensions: 7 1/8" x 8 1/2"