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Martin Luther King Biography Gap Exercise Answer Key

Martin Luther King Biography Gap Exercise Answer Key

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Martin Luther King – A short biography
Complete with the elements at the bottomMartin Luther King Junior was born in January 1929 inAtlanta,Georgiain the southof the USA. Hisfatherwas a minister in theBaptistchurch. At only 15, heattendedMorehouseCollege. At17 ,he became a minister like his father. He went to Boston University for adoctorate intheology. He marriedCoretta Scottin 1953, then startedCoretta Scottin Montgomery, Alabama.In 1955, in Montgomery, ablackwomancalledRosa Parks was arrested because she was sitting in the front of a bus , where blacks were notallowedto sit . MLK and otherleadersorganized aboycottof the buses: it was the start of thecivil rightsmovement.After one year of boycott, the USSupreme Courtdeclared bussegregationwas illegal.In1957King became president of the Southern Christian LeadershipConference to fight fordesegregation.He was verybusyworking for civil rights, givingspeeches, signing books, travellingconstantly, organizing sit-ins and

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