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A national monument established by the President is a protected area similar to a national park, administered for the protection and enjoyment of its resources and values. This book provides an overview of U.S. monuments and historic sites dedicated to the people that drove the civil rights movement and the places where significant events took place. These include African American Civil War Memorial, Birmingham Civil Rights Monument, Frederick Douglass Historic Site, Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Historical Park, Manzanar Historic Site, Martin Luther King, Jr. Historic Site, Tuskegee Airmen Historic Site, Women’s Rights National Historic Park and others.