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Civil Rights Movement in the U.S.

Library resources with information on the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, specifically during the 1950s and 1960s.

Using Reference Sources

Consider using encyclopedias and other reference sources when you begin researching a topic. Some encyclopedias will provide more in-depth information than others, but any general encyclopedia is a good source to consult for background information of your chosen subject area. Most encyclopedias provide the following:

  • Main concepts, including names, dates, places
  • Keywords and subject terms related to topic
  • Lists of related articles or additional resources

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