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--Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., "Facing the Challenge of a New Age"

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Get ready for your quiz!

Get ready for your quiz!

6 questions

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Quiz

Quiz

1. Name 2 abolitionists from the 1800s.

2. Whose arrest sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott?

3. Who founded the NAACP in 1909?

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4. Who inspired MLK’s nonviolent strategies?

4. Who inspired MLK’s nonviolent strategies?

5. Which laws required segregation?

6. Which Supreme Court case integrated schools?

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What to do next?

What to do next?

You can’t boycott something that doesn’t want your business anyway!

A new, nonviolent tactic was needed.

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Sit ins

Sit ins

This was in Greensboro, North Carolina

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They were led not by MLK but by college students!

They were led not by MLK but by college students!

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Sit-in Tactics

Sit-in Tactics

Dress in you Sunday best.

Be respectful to employees and police.

Do not resist arrest!

Do not fight back!

Remember, journalists are everywhere!

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Sit-in Tactics

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Students were ready to take your place if you had a class to attend.

Students were ready to take your place if you had a class to attend.

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Sit-in Tactics

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Sit-in Tactics

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Not only were there sit-ins. .

Not only were there sit-ins. .

Swim ins (beaches, pools)

Kneel ins (churches)

Drive ins (at motels)

Study-ins (universities)

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March on Washington 1963

March on Washington 1963

President Kennedy was pushing for a civil rights bill.

To show support, 500,000 African Americans went to Washington D.C.

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School Integration

School Integration

The attitude of many schools after the 1954 Brown decision was like:

Come Make Me!

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Federalism

Federalism

When Federal troops are sent to make states follow federal laws, this struggle for power is called federalism.

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