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In June of 1964, 3 idealistic younger males (one black and white) have been lynched by way of the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi. They have been attempting to sign up African american citizens to vote as a part of the liberty summer season attempt to convey democracy to the South. Their disappearance and homicide brought on a countrywide uproar and was once some of the most major incidents of the Civil Rights circulation, and contributed to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

The Freedom summer season Murders is the 1st ebook for teenagers to take a accomplished examine the brutal murders of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner, via to the conviction in 2005 of mastermind Edgar Ray Killen.

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