The Mississippi Burning Trial

A Primary Source Account

Great Trials of the Twentieth Century

This book focuses on the story of three civil rights workers murdered in Mississippi by the Ku Klux Klan in the summer of 1964, and the trial that followed. Using primary source images, documents, and excerpts from the trial, this book provides information on the investigation of the nineteen defendants, the trial, and the verdict that put seven of them behind bars.

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"The authors draw readers into the societal events that led up to each trial and influenced its outcome."
--School Library Journal

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"Each volume of this sensational series ...will be especially useful and interesting for high school students. Recommended."
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Library Bound Book List: $35.45 / S&L: $26.60

Reading Level: 5-8

Interest Level: 5-8

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-0-8239-3972-5
Author : Bill Scheppler
Copyright : 2004
Language : English
Category : Social Studies, American History
Pages : 64
Trim : 7 3/4" x 10 1/4"
Dewey : 345.73
ATOS : 9.3
ARPoints : 2
Subject : Social Studies, American History
Binding : Library
BISAC : HIS000000