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Here is a sampling of just some of the milestones chronicled in this thought-provoking set: the First Geneva Convention is signed; the U.S. Supreme Court finds school segregationEESDCITOINONDto be unconstitutional; the Immigration Act of 1990 is passed; the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act is passed; the first same-sex marriage is performed in Massachusetts; and Trump-era Immigration policyVOLUMEIseparates immigrant families at the border. Essays not only describe and contextualize significant events in the 4-VOLUME SET VOLUME 1978-1-64265-292-5 978-1-64265-409-7history of human rights, but also discuss their current and future impact. 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This second edition documents hundreds of scandals, including Russian election interference, Watergate, the #MeToo movement, Edward Snowden and the PRISM leak, Iran-Contra, the Pentagon Papers, Bernie Madoffs Ponzi scheme, Bridgegate, the Volkswagen emission scandal, and the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky scandal.Each essay provides a summary of theHISTORYevent as well as discusses the events significance and historical impact on our nation. Entries are supplemented with FREE Online Accesssources for further reading, quotations from primary source documents, timelines, illustrations, and photographs.FREEDecember 2018 | Three Volumes; 1,322 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-704-4 | Library Price: $295 See Also:Defining Documents: Secrets, Leaks & Scandals, pg. 62Great Events from History: LGBTQ Events BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER!Four Stars. Summing Up: Essential.All public and undergraduate libraries.CHOICE GREAT EVENTS FROM HISTORYThis is a user friendly, highly readable reference work that is recommended for publicand academic libraries.ARBAAward Winner! CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 2018Second Edition. These volumes chronicle important historical events that have identified, defined, and legallyestablished the rights of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities. In the last ten years alone, the world has witnessed significant events that have broken down barriers, both socially and legally, making enormous strides to end discrimination against the LGBTQ community. 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See Also:Great Lives: LGBTQ+, pg. 80December 2017 | Two Volumes; 840 Pages | ISBN: 978-1-68217-591-0 | Library Price: $175Great Events from History: African American HistoryThe fact that these entries are arranged chronologically underscores the assembly of disparate topics that makes for almost addictive reading. Recommended. CHOICEThis resource provides comprehensive coverage of the many events that define the framework of African American history, including social, cultural, and political movements, and the struggles to gain freedom, equality, and civil rights. African American History emphasizes key events in the study of slavery, the abolitionist movement, civil rights, discrimination, voting rights, and Supreme Court decisions. Other events focus on arts and entertainment, Black nationalism, crime and punishment, economic issues, education, military history, politics & government, religion, riots and civil disturbances, and womens issues. 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