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A powerpoint that gives important parts of Muhammad Ali's history and influnce on others

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  • Muhammad Ali Brady K.
  • History
    • Born on January 17, 1942
    • Given the “slave” name of Cassius Clay
    • First learned to box in junior high, coached by a police officer at the local gym
    • Won the 1960 Olympics in Rome
    • Converted to the “Nation of Islam” becoming a “muslim” and taking on the name of: Muhammad Ali
    • Defended the “Heavyweight Title” six times
    • Retired in 1979
    • Discovered he had “Parkinson’s Disease” in 1984
    • Selected to light the “Olympic Torch” in 1996 at Atlanta,Georgia
  • “ Supa’man”
    • In 1978, DC comics produced: “Superman vs Muhammad Ali”. Briefly, Ali and Superman fight to entertain an alien race that threatens to destroy earth. But the tables get turned when Ali and the “Man of Steel” turn on the aliens.
  • “ Idol”
    • “ Mental Giants”
    • "Stay in College, get the knowledge, stay there until you are through. If they can make penicillin out of moldy bread, they can sure make something of you!"
    • Athletes
    • "Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill"
  • “ I’m the Greatest!!!”
    • After beating the World Boxing Association’s champion, Ernie Terrell, Muhammad Ali shouted “I am the Greatest!” to the world.
    • "I'm the king of the world, I am the greatest, I’m Muhammad Ali. I shook up the world, I am the greatest, I'm king of the world, I'm pretty, I'm pretty, I'm a bad man, you heard me I'm a bad man. Archie Moore fell in four, Liston wanted me more, so since he's so great, I'm a make him fall in eight, I'm a bad man, I'm king of the world! I'm 22 years old and ain’t got a mark on my face, I'm pretty, I easily survived six rounds with that ugly bear, because I am the greatest."
  • “ I ain’t got no feud with ‘em Vietnam cong!”
    • "Man, I ain't got no quarrel with them Viet Cong, No Viet Cong ever called me a nigger, Clean out my cell and take my tail ,On the trail for the jail without bail ,Because it's better in jail Watchin' television fed, Than in Vietnam somewhere, dead“
    • Muhammad Ali was charged for “draft-dodging”
    • The Government, accusing him of violating the Selective Service Act, take away Ali’s titles and boxing liscense
    • Proclaimed “Not Guilty”, for Ali’s religion forbade him from going to war
  • Family
  • "I wont miss Boxing; Boxing will miss me"