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Martin Luther King. By: Brenda Cervantes. Introduction. Born in January 15 ,1929 Died in April 4 ,1968 His named was Michael Luther King Jr. but later changed his name to Martin. Education. Attended a segregated public school in Georgia Graduated high school when he was fifteen

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martin luther king

Martin Luther King

By: Brenda Cervantes

introduction
Introduction
  • Born in January 15 ,1929
  • Died in April 4 ,1968
  • His named was Michael Luther King Jr. but later changed his name to Martin
education
Education
  • Attended a segregated public school in Georgia
  • Graduated high school when he was fifteen
  • He received a B.A degree in 1948 in Morehouse College
  • Studied theological at Crozer theological Seminary In Pennsylvania
accomplishments
Accomplishments
  • Lead the civil rights movement in the United States
  • Nonviolent protest against segregation and racial discrimination.
  • He became a minister of Dexter Baptist Church, Montgomery, Alabama
influenced
Influenced
  • Martin Luther king was against discrimination
  • He made it possible so every kid had the same education
  • Martin Luther king’s nonviolent doctrine was strongly influenced by the teaching of Indian leader Mohandas Gandhi
facts
Facts
  • 1955-1956 He lead a successful boycott in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1957 He helped serve as the first president of
  • Won the Nobel Peace prize in 1964
quotes
Quotes
  • “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus”
  • “A lie cannot live”
  • “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that”
impact on history
Impact on History
  • Helped (influenced) to end segregation
  • His ideals and speeches helped pave the way for new laws to be passed, making life for everyone
  • Became the symbol of hope for African Americans
  • Made “brotherhood” and “sisterhood” possible
his dream
His “Dream”
  • He stressed racial equality
  • Equality for all religions
  • Strive for freedom and liberty
how he changed america
How he changed America
  • Today we see all races attend same schools, churches, restaurants.
  • Segregation is now illegal
  • If it wasn’t for his leadership in the civil rights movement, much wouldn’t have been accomplished
bibliography
Bibliography
  • http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1964/king-bio.html
  • http://www.factmonster.com/spot/mlktime1.html
  • http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/m/martin_luther_king_jr.html
  • "King, Martin Luther, Jr." (AP images. ).Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Gale. JOHN PAUL STEVENS HIGH SCHOOL. 10 Sep. 2010 <http://find.galegroup.com/ovrc/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T005&prodId=OVRC&docId=EJ2210069994&source=gale&userGroupName=jpshs&version=1.0>.
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  • "Martin Luther King, Jr." (Courtesy of the Library of Congress. ).Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Gale. JOHN PAUL STEVENS HIGH SCHOOL. 10 Sep. 2010 <http://find.galegroup.com/ovrc/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T005&prodId=OVRC&docId=EJ2210034708&source=gale&userGroupName=jpshs&version=1.0>.