Martin Luther King Jr, Research -2008- PPP

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It contains a history of the Kings' family, interesting word definitions, interesting facts, a few words and sources.

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Martin Luther King Jr, Research -2008- PPP

  1. 1. Martin Luther King Jr., Research -2008- Created By: Caleb Blaylock Start Date: Sunday, January 20, 2008 Completion Date: Monday, January 21, 2008 Purpose: Posting to Amer. Gov. Blogger and Ning Networks
  2. 2. History of Martin Luther King Jr. <ul><li>Michael Luther King Jr. is the birth name of Martin Luther King Jr. He was born on January 15, 1929. </li></ul><ul><li>Coretta Scott married Martin on June 18, 1953. </li></ul><ul><li>Yolanda Denise is the Kings’ first child. She was born on November 17, 1955. </li></ul><ul><li>Martin Luther III is the Kings’ second child. He was born on October 23, 1957. </li></ul><ul><li>Dexter Scott is the Kings’ third child. He was born on January 30, 1961 . </li></ul><ul><li>Bernice Albertine is the Kings’ fourth child. She was born on March 28, 1963 . </li></ul>
  3. 3. Interesting Word Definitions Page 1 of 4 <ul><li>Definitions for names of some members in the King Family are derived from http://www.dictionary.com/ and are as follows: </li></ul><ul><li>Michael: </li></ul><ul><li>1) Also called Michael I. born 1921, king of Romania 1927–30, 1940–47 (son of Carol II). </li></ul><ul><li>2) Who is like God? (1.) The title given to one of the chief angels (Dan. 10:13, 21; 12:1). He had special charge of Israel as a nation. He disputed with Satan (Jude 1:9) about the body of Moses. He is also represented as warning against &quot;that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world&quot; (Rev. 12:7-9). </li></ul><ul><li>Martin: </li></ul><ul><li>1) Any of various swallows, such as the house martin or the purple martin. </li></ul><ul><li>2)Martin I - died a.d. 655, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 649–655 Masc. proper name, from L. Martinus, derivative of Mars (gen. Martis), Roman god of war. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Interesting Word Definitions Page 2 of 4 <ul><li>Scott: </li></ul><ul><li>1) Award-winning United States film actor (1928-1999) 2. English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912) 3. United States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War (1786-1866) 4. British author of historical novels and ballads (1771-1832) 5. United States slave who sued for liberty after living in a non-slave state; caused the Supreme Court to declare the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional (1795?-1858. </li></ul><ul><li>Denise: </li></ul><ul><li>1) A female given name: derived from Denis. Denis: a male given name.Saint, died a.d. c280, 1st bishop of Paris: patron saint of France. Patron saint of France. Sent to minister to the Gauls as the first bishop of Paris, he suffered martyrdom by decapitation. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Interesting Word Definitions Page 3 of 4 <ul><li>Luther: </li></ul><ul><li>1) 1483–1546, German theologian and author: leader, in Germany, of the Protestant Reformation. </li></ul><ul><li>2) A male given name: from Germanic words meaning “famous” and “army.” </li></ul><ul><li>3) German theologian and leader of the Reformation. His opposition to the wealth and corruption of the papacy and his belief that salvation would be granted on the basis of faith alone rather than by works caused his excommunication from the Catholic Church (1521). Luther confirmed the Augsburg Confession in 1530, effectively establishing the Lutheran Church. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Dexter: </li></ul><ul><li>1) On the right side; right. </li></ul><ul><li>2) Noting the side of a heraldic shield that is to the right of one who bears it. </li></ul><ul><li>3) One of a breed of small, hardy, usually black dual-purpose cattle, derived from the Kerry breed of Ireland. </li></ul><ul><li>4) Obsolete Auspicious; favorable. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Interesting Word Definitions Page 4 of 4 <ul><li>Bernice: </li></ul><ul><li>1) A female given name: from a Greek word meaning “bringer of victory.” </li></ul><ul><li>Albertine: </li></ul><ul><li>1) A female given name: derived from Albert. Albert: a male given name: from Old High German words meaning “noble” and “bright.” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Interesting Facts <ul><li>Malcom X was assassinated on February 21, 1965 in Manhattan's Audubon Ballroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Every third Monday of January is Martin Luther King Day. The date for the third Monday of the 2008 year is January 21, 2008. The campaign for a federal holiday in King's honor began soon after his assassination. Ronald Reagan signed the holiday into law in 1983, and it was first observed in 1986. In May 1990, the holiday was expanded further when President George H. W. Bush signed an extension making the week long celebration into a month-long celebration. At first, some states resisted observing the holiday as such, giving it alternative names or combining it with other holidays. It was officially observed in all 50 states for the first time in 2000. </li></ul>
  8. 8. A Few Words <ul><li>Today is Monday, January 21, 2008. Today is a holiday recognizing Martin Luther King Jr. and I hope that you have a wonderful Holiday celebrating Martin Luther King Day. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Sources <ul><li>Source: http://www.thekingcenter.org/mlk/chronology.html </li></ul><ul><li>Source: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1964/king-bio.html </li></ul><ul><li>Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coretta_Scott </li></ul><ul><li>Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_X#Assassination </li></ul><ul><li>Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King_Day </li></ul><ul><li>Source: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Dexter%20 </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Google Images </li></ul>

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