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March on washington john lewis

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March on washington john lewis

  1. 1. John Lewis “ We Must Free Ourselves”
  2. 2. “ We march today for jobs and freedom , but we have nothing to be proud of. For hundreds and thousands of our brothers are not here. They have no money for transportation, for they are receiving starvation wages- or no wages at all. ”
  3. 3. Civil Rights <ul><li>history </li></ul><ul><li>in relation to john lewis </li></ul><ul><li>in relation to his speech </li></ul><ul><li>why it is important today </li></ul><ul><li>how its effects have carried over today </li></ul>
  4. 4. March on Washington <ul><li>huge political rally </li></ul><ul><li>250,000 attended </li></ul><ul><li>80% African American, 20% Caucasian </li></ul><ul><li>Most successful movement in American History </li></ul><ul><li>Began Washington monument, ended Lincoln Memorial </li></ul>

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