In honor of Black History Month, this Secret of the Serial Set dives into a piece of legislation that was a milestone in the civil rights movement: the Civil Rights Act of 1964, signed into law by then-President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 2, 1964.
The Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal. The Manhattan Project. The Louisiana Purchase.
These are just a few of the gems to be found in the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, a must-have publication for studying American history. With more than two centuries of documents spanning more than 17,000 volumes, no other publication so beautifully reflects the maturation of the United States as a nation.
The Serial Set is an indispensable resource for any history lover. To prove it, we’ve created “Secrets of the Serial Set,” a fascinating blog series dedicated to revealing the historic material hidden throughout the immense publication. Each month, join HeinOnline as we explore notable events in U.S. history using the primary sources themselves.
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