The American Civil Rights Movement 1945-1968 (2019 edition)

Author: Ken Webb, Publisher: Get Smart Education

The new editions of Ken Webb’s topic books have been written with the New South Wales HSC Modern History Examination in mind. They strictly follows the outline of the NEW HSC history syllabus (2018-19). However, the format, detail and historiography it contains make each book an ideal companion for students in other states and overseas who are studying these topics.

The value of these books lie in:

  • their solid, relevant narrative detail
  • their inclusion of the views of several of the top historians who have written on aspects of this topic
  • their revision exercises
  • their advice on how to write examination-style essays

Written specifically for NSW Stage 6 Modern History syllabus (2019 HSC onwards) - Section III: Peace and Conflict - Option A: Conflict in Indochina 1954-1979


  • Section One - Survey: Position of African Americans at the start of the period
  • Section Two - Focus of Study (1) Struggles for Civil Rights
  • Section Three - Focus of Study (2) Key events of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Section Four - Focus of Study (3) Achievements of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Section Five - Focus of Study (4) A Hollywood take on the Civil Rights struggle
  • Advice on writing HSC responses on the "Change in the Modern World:
  • Responding to HSC questions on Civil rights in the USA 1945-1968
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Dramatis Personae
  • Answers to revision exercises
More Information
Year Level Year 12
Edition 1st
Date of Publication 2019
ISBN 9780648363989
Subject Modern History