Ralph Carr: Defender of Japanese Americans (Great Lives in Colorado History) (Great Lives in Colorado History / Grandes vidas de la historia de Colorado) (English and Spanish Edition)
Born in the small mining town of Rosita, Colorado, in 1887, Ralph Carr grew up in the Cripple Creek mining camp and earned a scholarship to the University of Colorado. After college, he practiced law in the San Luis Valley town of Antonito. In 1938, Ralph Carr was elected governor of Colorado. Unpopular at the time, he is admired today for his courage in opposing the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Number 5 in the Great Lives in Colorado History series.
Ages 8 to 10
Bilingual in English and Spanish
69 pages (English 33/Spanish 36)
Trim: 5" by 8"
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About the Author:
E. E. Duncan is a teacher in the Denver Public School system. Authors of all books in the Great Lives in Colorado History series are classroom teachers in Colorado.
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