Forty mini-documentaries offer a comprehensive historical overview detailing the expansion of civil rights. Ordered chronologically, the five-minute segments cover topics such as the Bill of Rights, William Lloyd Garrison, the Emancipation Proclamation, the 13th–15th Amendments, repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Miranda,
the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Cesar Chavez, Boumediene
the election of Barack Obama, and the repeal of "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell." The disc includes a printable teacher’s guide, quizzes, and historical and legal documents. Grades 7 and up. Closed captioned. Color. 224 minutes. Ambrose. ©2011.
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