JFK in History : Civil Rights Context in the Early 1960s

JFK in History : Civil Rights Context in the Early 1960s

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Title:JFK in History : Civil Rights Context in the Early 1960s
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Web site presenting a four part article about the history of African American Civil Rights in the United States from slavery and the "three-fifths" compromise through the movement of the 1960s, focusing on the events during Kennedy's administration. The page also contains a link to a speech given by Kennedy following the successful and nonviolent integration of the University of Alabama, June 11, 1963.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Web sites | Articles
Subjects:Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 | Presidents--United States | Federal government--United States | United States--Politics and government--1961-1963 | Civil rights movements--United States | Civil rights workers--United States | United States | Southern States
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Institution:John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Online Publisher:[Boston, Mass.] : John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
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Forms part of the John F. Kennedy presidential library and museum Web site

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.jfklibrary.org/Historical+Resources/JFK+in+History/Civil+Rights+Context+in+the+Early+1960s.htm