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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the broad strategy of the Black Power Movement?
2. In what year was Dr. King's book <i>Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community</i> published?
3. How many people were arrested during the demonstrations in Selma, Alabama?
4. What year was considered a momentous year in American history and in the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.?
5. Where did Dr. King accept his Nobel Peace Prize?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Some may come to misunderstand the collaboration of a movement that pursues inclusion (the Civil Rights Movement) while celebrating individuality of a race (The Black Power Movement). Examine how these two "movements" can live in harmony even though they, by definition, are very different. Discuss the different attributes of each movement and their similarities. How do their differences speak to their ability to be cohesive?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Discuss the importance of the location of the Civil Rights Movement and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, involvement. Would Martin Luther King, Jr., been as involved in the movement if it was not central to his community? Why do you believe this?
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