Methods of MLK

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1. what was picketing?

  • standing outside segregated shops and asking people not to use it
  • stealing money out white people's pockets
  • planting trees in front of buildings
  • giving threatening notes to government workers
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2. 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

3. what form of protest did MLK believe in?

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

4. Jail-ins

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

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

  • boycotts
  • mass marches
  • jail-ins


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