Important People in March: Book Three

Andrew Aydin, John Lewis, and Nate Powell
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John Robert Lewis

Lewis is a Congressman from Georgia when Barack Obama is sworn in as a United States President, and he remembers his activities in the Civil Rights Movement during Obama's inauguration. Obama credits the actions of Civil Rights activists as a main step in reaching the highest office in the nation – that of president. He knows the significance of their sacrifices and sees Lewis as a representative of that sacrifice, because of Lewis's actions.

As a Civil Rights activist, Lewis is firmly committed to a policy of nonviolence as a means of gaining support. He believes that voting is vital to achieving true equality and has an attitude of tolerance. Over the course of his career, he puts his work for the Civil Rights Movement ahead of everything. For example, his parents are disappointed that he is arrested multiple times and he spends far less time...

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