Methods of MLK

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1. what was a boycott?

  • the deliberate not using of a public service because it was segregated
  • a boy that slept in a cot for a week
  • where white people refused to look at black people
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2. what was picketing?

  • planting trees in front of buildings
  • giving threatening notes to government workers
  • standing outside segregated shops and asking people not to use it
  • stealing money out white people's pockets

3. what form of protest did MLK believe in?

  • writing letters
  • sending flowers to people
  • non-violent
  • violent

4. why was MLK important for the civil rights movement?

  • he was quite good for the civil rights movement
  • he was liked by the government because he used violent protests
  • he appealed to white politicians because he used non-violent forms of protest
  • he smelled nice

5. Jail-ins

  • deliberately getting arrested and filling jails
  • offering to go to jail
  • where black people broke into shops


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