I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topic 1

Describe the importance of Rosa Parks, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and their association with the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement. How did each action affect the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement?

Essay Topic 2

Dr. King was the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. The Nobel Peace Prize committee looked for the "greatest apostle of peace." Use evidence from I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World to support the Nobel Peace Prize committee's decision to honor Dr. King with the award and title "greatest apostle of peace."

Essay Topic 3

Dr. King was adamant about fighting for civil rights in a non-violent way. On the other hand, Robert Williams (Chapter 6; local president of the NAACP) choose violence as the way to freedom. Compare and contrast the non-violent and violent acts and their ability to work/or not towards the...

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