Mohatma Gandhi. Nelson Mandela. Three heroes. Reverend Dr . Martin Luther King Jr. These are their stories. passive resistance. n. Resistance by nonviolent methods to a government, an occupying power, or specific laws, as refusing to comply, demonstrating in protest, or fasting.
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n. Resistance by nonviolent methods to a government, an occupying power, or specific laws, as refusing to comply, demonstrating in protest, or fasting.
1Studied the law
2 political and spiritual
3 became the leader of India’s
What all 3 men have in common
1 All were passive resistant
2 Great Heroes
3 Never stopped fighting for
what they believed in even
when they were harassed
4 All have died in the process
Of making this world a better place
5 All were leaders
6 All were once jailed
Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
1 Was born into a family of preachers
and became one
2 Studied in segregated schools
3 Nobel peace prize winner of 1964
4 Famous for his speeches
5 Ran boycotts and would protest
1 Lived in a segregated world
2 Became President of South Africa
3 Was a principal and counselor
4 Won the Nobel peace prize in 1993
This is Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. giving one of his most famous speeches, “I Have Dream”, held in Washington D.C.
Gandhi is picking up salt in a civil rights movement. The salt march, led by Gandhi was an act of civil disobedience towards the British rule over India in 1930. In the salt march Gandhi and his followers marched several days to the ocean to make free salt which was illeagle over the British rule.
Mandela receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.This was for "for their work for the peaceful termination for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa"