Posted: July 16th, 2021
Unit Test, Part 2: Trauma at Home and Abroad
Complete this teacher-scored portion of the Unit Test, and submit it to your teacher by the due date for full credit.
“An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.”
These words from Martin Luther King, Jr., capture his philosophy of nonviolent civil disobedience. He believed this was the best and only way to achieve the goals of the civil rights movement. Choose an event or incident that occurred between the end of World War II and the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that exemplifies Martin Luther King, Jr.’s message. Briefly describe the event, and then explain how the event exemplifies King’s message.
If you had been alive during the Vietnam War, would you have been a hawk supporting the war or a dove opposing the war? Explain your position using specific facts about the reasons for U.S. involvement in the war and about the way the war was fought.
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