Methods of MLK

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1. 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
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2. what was picketing?

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

3. MLK's main aim was to get ....

  • segregation
  • voting rights
  • arrested
  • put in jail

4. MLK used .... to great effect, for example to Washington.

  • mass marches
  • jail-ins
  • boycotts

5. what were sit-ins?

  • a group of people that rode on buses without paying
  • black people sitting at white only counters waiting to be served
  • black people that sat on stools in the middle of a town


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