February 24, 2017

Homework Help: history

Posted by mary ann on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 4:15pm.

1. “An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.”
These words from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., capture his philosophy of nonviolent civil disobedience. He believed this was the best, the only, way to achieve the goals of the civil rights movement. Choose at least two events or incidents between the end of World War II and the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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