Burns, Stewart. “Social Movements of the 1960’s”. Twayne Publishers, Boston, Massachusetts, 1990. An analysis of social developments that have altered American life using history to probe the life cycle of each movement.
Dennis, Henry C. “The American Indian”. Oceana Publications, Dobbs Ferry, New York, 1977. A chronological history of the North American Indians with a selection of illustrative documents, appendices and bibliography.
Haskins, James. “James Van Der Zee, The Picture-Takin’ Man”. Dodd, Mead, New York, 1979. A biography of the African American photographer who has received acclaim for his prints of Harlem.
Hancock, Sibyl. “Famous Firsts of Black Americans”. Pelican Publishing Company, New York, 1983. Biographies of twenty African American men and women who made notable contributions in the fields of science, politics, sports and the arts from the 1500’s to the present.
Hunt, Bernice Kohn. “The Spirit and the Letter: The Struggle for Rights in America.” Viking Press, New York, 1974. Discusses the first ten amendments, the concepts on which they were based, and the interpretations drawn from them through a series of test cases.
Jensen, Jeffry. “Hispanic Americans Struggle for Equality”. Rourke Corporation, Florida, 1992. Examination of the ongoing efforts of Hispanic Americans and their experiences with discrimination in a society based on liberty and justice for all.
Lawson, Don. “Landmark Supreme Court Cases”. Enslow, New Jersey, 1987. Discusses nine landmark Supreme Court cases, addressing such issues as desegregation of schools and the Miranda case, and considers the future of the Supreme Court.
Marx, Herbert L. “The American Indian: A Rising Ethnic Force”. Wilson Company, New York, 1973. Reflects the changing attitudes both of and toward Indians, stressing culture and aspirations.
McKissack, Patricia and Fredrick. “The Civil Rights Movement in America from 1865 to the Present”. Children’s Press, Chicago, Illinois, 1987. Traces the struggle of African Americans to gain their civil rights in America with a brief comparison of their problems to those of other minorities.
Meltzer, Milton. “The Black Americans: A History in Their Own Words 1619-1983”. Crowell Publishers, New York, 1984. A history of Black people in the United States, as told through letters, speeches, articles, eyewitness accounts and other documents.
Meltzer, Milton. “The Hispanic Americans”. Crowell Publishers, New York, 1982. Discusses the social and economic problems faced by twelve million Hispanic Americans who live and work in the United States today.
Natella, Arthur. “The Spanish in America, 1513-1974”. Oceana Publications, New York, 1975. A chronology and fact book about Hispanics in America.
Rollins, Charlemae Hill. “ They Showed the Way: Forty American Negro Leaders”. Crowell, New York, 1964. Tells of forty African Americans who were pioneers in their field, including Crispus Attucks, William C. Handy, Phillis Wheatley and Charles Young.
Rowan, Carl T. “Dream Makers, Dream Breakers: The World of Justice Thurgood Marshall”. Little, Brown and Company, Massachusetts, 1993. A narrative that eloquently describes Thurgood Marshall as a civil rights advocate for all.
Wagner, Jean. “Black Poets of the United States: From Paul Laurence Dunbar to Langston Hughes”. University of Illinois Press, Urbana, 1973. A study of the major African American poets of the United States from early slavery times to Langston Hughes.
Whiteford, Andrew Hunter. “North American Indian Arts”. Golden Press, New York, 1970. Studies of the North American Indian arts, describing the distinguishing characteristics and different techniques of work done by various tribes from various regions.