Essay Topics/Writing Assignments
These 20 essay questions can be used as essay questions on a test, or as stand-alone essay topics for a take-home or in-class writing assignment. Students should have a full understanding of the text in order to answer these questions. They ask for a thorough analysis of the text.
1. What was the Civil Rights Movement? What goals did the movement have? Was the movement successful in reaching these goals? Why or why not?
2. Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.? What was his background? How did he become involved in the Civil Rights Movement? What did King contribute to the movement?
3. What was the Montgomery Bus Boycott? How did the boycott start? How did city officials react? Was the boycott successful?
4. What obstacles and challenges did King and the movement face in achieving their goals? How did they handle these challenges?...
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