March: Book 2 Setting & Symbolism

Andrew Aydin, John Lewis, and Nate Powell
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Barack Obama's Inauguration

This is the event that is happening on January 20, 2009, in Washington, D.C. The event is an important step in history because Obama is the first black man elected to the nation's highest office. During his inaugural speech, Obama acknowledges those who fought for Civil Rights. The speech and other events of the inauguration prompt Lewis to think back on his work in the 1960s Civil Rights Movement.

The Freedom Riders

The Freedom Riders are a group of protestors who fight against prejudice by staging a ride across the deep South during the early 1960s. They stand on a court case that declares equal rights for blacks riding buses, and the Freedom Riders demand those same rights. They are often attacked, including one instance in which someone firebombs the bus. Lewis is among the Freedom Riders.

Krystal Hamburgers

This is the fast food restaurant where...

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