AHII students are studying the Civil Rights Movement of the mid 1950 s and 1960 s. Most of the study has been from the perspective of the movement led by Martin Luther King, Jr. The marches, speeches, major events of the movement.
EXTRA CREDIT: Martin Luther King advocated a nonviolent resistance to Jim Crow laws and other forms of discrimination. What influenced him to take this strategy and why was it successful?
EXTRA CREDIT (2): What event do you feel was the most significant of the movement and why?