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PresentacióN Human Values


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This presentations is about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr mainly and there are picture of people who wanted and have wanted to make a big change.

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PresentacióN Human Values

  2. 2. THE USA
  3. 3. Important places in Washington D.C
  4. 5. Martin Luther King, Jr <ul><li>1929 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Martin Luther King, Jr. , was born in Atlanta , Georgia to teacher Alberta King and Baptist minister Michael Luther King. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>1948 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>He received BA in sociology from Morehouse College at age 19. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1951 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>He also received a degree from Crozer Theological Seminary (Chester, Pa.), enrolled in Boston University Ph.D program. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>1953 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>He married New England </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conservatory music student </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coretta Scott ; they eventually </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>had four children. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1954 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>He became minister of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, Montgomery , Alabama. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>1955 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>He received Ph.D in systematic theology from Boston University. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1955 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The 26-year-old King led boycott of segregated Montgomery buses, gained national reputation. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>956 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>King's house was bombed U.S. Supreme Court ruling prompts Montgomery to desegregate buses. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1959 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr King visited India to study </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>nonviolence and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>civil disobedience . </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>1963 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>King was arrested and jailed during anti-segregation protests in Birmingham; wrote Letter From Birmingham City Jail , “arguing that individuals have the moral duty to disobey unjus laws.” He delivered &quot;I Have a Dream&quot; speech during the March on Washington attended by 200,000 protesters, created powerful image, built momentum for civil rights legislation. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><ul><li>He delivered &quot;I Have a Dream&quot; speech during the March on Washington attended by 200,000 protesters. It creates powerful image, builds momentum for civil rights legislation. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>1964 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>He published Why We Can't Wait Congress passes Civil Rights Act of 1964, outlawing segregation in public accommodations and discrimination in education and employment. King received Nobel Peace Prize . </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Mid-1960s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>King's growing opposition to the Vietnam War angered President Lyndon Johnson , prompted many white activists to switch to anti-war activities. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1967 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>King planned Poor People's Campaign; advocated redistribution of wealth to eradicate black poverty. Publishes Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community? </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>1968 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>King was assassinated in Memphis , during visit to support striking black garbage collectors; violent riots erupted in more than 100 U.S. cities. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1968 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Coretta Scott King founds the King Center in Atlanta. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 15. Sources <ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>Written by N R Ron (prospective English teacher) </li></ul>