Which of the following statements best explains why segregation was more common in the South than in the North?
Slavery had once been a way of life in the South.
What’s the most likely reason that Martin Luther King became a Christian minister?
Both his father and grandfather were ministers, so it was a family tradition.
Martin Luther King impressed audiences with his eloquent speeches. What does “eloquent” mean?
Powerful and persuasive
Why was Martin Luther King arrested and put into jail?
He instructed people to disobey unjust laws.
What did Martin Luther King have in common with Mahatma Gandhi?
They used non-violent methods to protest injustice.
Martin Luther King led the Montgomery bus boycott. Which of the following is an example of a boycott?
Refusing to eat at a restaurant that mistreats its workers.
Which of the following is an opinion about racial segregation?
It probably would have died out on its own
What was Martin Luther King’s “dream?”
That African Americans and whites would learn to love and respect one another.
Which of the following events occurred while Martin Luther King, Jr. led the civil rights movement?
President John F. Kennedy sends National Guard troops to enforce the integration of the University of Alabama.