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Effects of nonviolence resistance during the Civil Rights Movement. By: Tony Paterniti. How it came about. Martin Luther King started the use of nonviolence resistance when he moved to Montgomery where he became a leader off a bus boycott.

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How it came about
How it came about Movement.

  • Martin Luther King started the use of nonviolence resistance when he moved to Montgomery where he became a leader off a bus boycott.

  • Martin Luther King learned of non violence through reading about Mohandas K. Gandhi, Henry D. Thoreau, and Christ.


T h esis statement
T Movement.hesis statement

  • The idea of nonviolent resistance African Americans used during the Civil Rights Movement like bus boycotts, sit-ins, and marches.

  • Boycotts

  • Sit-ins

  • Marches


Boycotts
Boycotts Movement.

  • Boycott – to not use something, buy something, deal something, ect. as a group

  • Because African Americans were not treated fairly on public transportation they protested by not riding.


Montgomery bus boycott
Montgomery Bus Boycott Movement.

  • The Montgomery Bus boycott started on Dec. 5, 1955 and lasted and lasted almost a year with more then 90% of Montgomery's African Americans joining it.

  • Set of by Rosa Parks being arrested for not giving up her seat for a white person and other incidents where African Americans were not treated fairly on buses.


MIA Movement.

  • The night of the first day of the boycott there was a meeting among the people that set up the boycott.

  • In the meeting the Montgomery Improvement Association(MIA) was formed to make future decisions of the boycott and other inequality issues in Montgomery.

  • Here is where Martin L. King came to power of Civil Rights Movement where he was elected president of the MIA.


Boycotts were a success
Boycotts were a success Movement.

  • On Nov. 13, 1956 the Supreme Court says Alabama's segregation laws are unconditional and had to go.

  • Montgomery found out a day later of the Supreme Court decision in a MIA meeting deciding what to do about the possible stopping of car pools.


Freedom rides
Freedom Rides Movement.

  • Designed to test the supreme court decision of fully integrated transportation.

  • The first freedom ride started on the 4th of May in 1961 intended to go from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans.

  • Beaten, Burned, and bombed by angry white mobs twice on the trip.

  • Freedom riders still did not stop because of the angry white mobs.

  • Another group of freedom riders were attacked in Montgomery where Attonery


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