Martin Luther King

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Name__Tara LeClair___________________ Topic: Martin Luther “I Have A Dream” Points to Remember| **Notes **|
| National creed--“We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are | •He didn’t want people judged | created equal.”|
by the color of their skin, but | |
by their character.| Speech was given on August 28th, 1963.| | |
| He believed true freedom was people being treated equal. Blacks and | | Whites being afforded the same privileges.|
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| He believed for America to be a great nation, people had to stand side by | •He wanted equality in every | side as a nation built on equality.| state, including the southern| |
states.| He believed whole-heartedly that we could be a nation that did not see | | race.|
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| He believed that God wanted us all to live in harmony.| | |
| Equality is true freedom.|
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•He did not give up on his | He thought all races should be able to attend the same schools.| dream, even when everyone | |
else doubted him. | He was a man of faith.|
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Summary: Martin Luther King, Jr. believed that equality was achievable. He believed all races were created equal and should be afforded the same rights and freedoms. He gave the speech in 1963 when America was in the midst of turmoil and oppression. He believed children should be allowed to attend the same schools and men be allowed to work the same jobs. He believed true freedom was people being treated equal. ( King, 2004) King believed God created men equal. He wanted to see our country united.

Works Cited
Martin Luther King, J. (2004, December). I Have A Dream. Retrieved September 2011, from http://search.proquest.com.libproxy.edmc.edu/docview/230228033?accountid=34899

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