Mississippi Freedom Summer

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John F. McClymer
Thomson/Wadsworth, 2004 - Education - 247 pages
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Part of the American Stories series, this book tells the story of Mississippi during the "Freedom Summer" of 1964. The summer of 1964 witnessed the most astounding successes of the Civil Rights movement as well as the beginning of the dissolution of the political and social coalition that made those successes possible.

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Introduction 1
The 1963 Mock Election

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About the author (2004)

John F. McClymer is professor of history at Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts and editor of the American Stories series. He has written several books and dozens of articles on a wide range of subjects in social, ethnic, and cultural history. He is co-director of the E Pluribus Unum project (www.assumption.edu/ahc), which examines crucial decades in American history and literature (1770s, 1850s, 1920s), and co-editor of H-ETHNIC.

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