This richly illustrated packet vividly details African Americans' quest for civil rights in twentieth century America. Students will learn about the role of African Americans in the nation's wars, the Harlem Renaissance, the beginnings of the civil rights era, and more. Lively portraits of key cultural and political figures such as W. E. B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington make clear the enormous contributions of blacks in America. Tests, answer key, and bibliography are included.