I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What year was the Ebenezer Baptist church formed?

2. On what date did Dr. King deliver his most historic and controversial statement tying the war and the Civil Rights Movement together?

3. According to Chapter 18: "Where Do We Go From Here," what did political rightists accuse Dr. King?

4. At what meeting did Dr. King deliver his most historic and controversial statement tying the war and the Civil Rights Movement together?

5. When did Dr. King speak publicly in an anti-war demonstration?

Short Essay Questions

1. What did Martin Luther King, Jr., claim needed to be done to begin America's extraction from the war in Vietnam?

2. Why did Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X declare America a "sick society"?

3. During the delivery of King's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in 1964, what were three of the eight "beliefs" King spoke of?

4. What were the circumstances that surrounded King's "Eulogy for the Martyred Children"?

5. During the delivery of King's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in 1964, he declared some "refusals." What were the two refusals that King put forth during his speech?

6. What was the reasoning behind King's speech on March 25, 1967?

7. According to King's speech "A Time to Break Silence," who was the most "vicious modern dictator"?

8. According to King's speech "I Have A Dream," what can African Americans never be satisfied with?

9. According to the summary in the introduction of Chapter 18: "Where Do We Go From Here?", what were the circumstances that surrounded King's last and most radical address to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference presidential address?

10. In King's speech "Black Power Defined," King declared that the "economic highway to power has few entry lanes for Negroes." How did he explain the meaning behind this statement?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Martin Luther King, Jr., made it important in his life, and in the Civil Rights Movement, to support all people affected by segregation and racial hate. Dr. King stood up for the African American woman who refused to give up her seat, spoke at the funeral of young girls killed in a church bombing, went to Tennessee to help African Americans fight unfair labor practices, and spoke to thousands of students about the Civil Rights Movement. Describe the importance of inclusion for Dr. King as part of the Civil Rights Movement. Why is inclusion the backbone of the Civil Rights Movement?

Essay Topic 2

Martin Luther King, Jr., wanted all African Americans to be able to sing "America" (My Country 'tis of Thee) and have it be true for them in the literal sense. (From Chapter 2: "Facing the Challenge of a New Age") According to Martin Luther King, Jr., what needed to happen for African Americans to be able to sing "America" and hold it true in their hearts?

Essay Topic 3

Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote "Letter From a Birmingham Jail" while serving a sentence for participating in a civil rights demonstration. Discuss the importance of his actual writing from jail. What did this act prove to those involved in the civil rights act? Did this letter help to show his determination or did it hinder his part in the movement?

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