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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History
Length:
3,003 words
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The civil rights movement was an organized effort to end decades of racial segregation, political exclusion, and economic marginalization. Although ...

Civil Rights Movement

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Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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6,214 words
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“Civil rights movement” is an umbrella term that refers to the various efforts of African American activists to gain full ...

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
354 words

a grouping devoted to political and social reform in Northern Ireland, led by the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association. ...

Civil Rights Movement.

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Raymond O. Arsenault

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
2,661 words

The American civil rights movement encompasses more than three centuries of struggle against racial discrimination, and is best understood in this broad context....

Civil Rights Movement

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Philosophy
Length:
3,031 words
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The beginnings of the civil rights movement can be traced to events associated with the reconstruction and postreconstruction eras. From ...

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