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Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954 - 1963 Character Descriptions

Taylor Branch
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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.

Characters

Martin Luther King, Jr. - He was highly intelligent, entering college at an early age thanks to an experimental school he attended that pushed his academic achievements higher than the average public school student. He went to college with the intention of becoming a doctor, but after several years of independence and exposure to other men who had a similar background, he decided he would go into the family business after all.

Martin Luther King, Sr. or Daddy King - He was an uneducated young man who fought for an education...

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This section contains 450 words
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