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Mini-Quiz: Martin Luther King's Last Speech: 3 April 1968

by Ron Kurtus (6 January 2006)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. Why did King say he preferred to live in the second half of the twentieth century?

He was fascinated with space travel

Because racial problems were being solved with the help of God

Because life was more comfortable with new conveniences

2. How did King say the people could show their economic power?

By boycotting certain products

By setting fires and looting stores

By purchasing stock in IBM

3. Why was King glad he didn't sneeze?

It would have meant his cold had come back

It would have drawn attention to him

It would have prevented him from seeing all the progress made by his people

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Learning from Historical Speeches. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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