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January 15 1929 - Martin was the son of Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. and Alberta Williams King.Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia on what date?

a. January 15 1934
b. January 15 1936
c. January 15 1929
d. January 15 1932

Montgomery Bus Boycott - Eventually, a US District Court ruling ended racial segregation on all Montgomery public buses.Led by King, what 1955 boycott lasted for 385 days?

a. Albany Housing Boycott
b. Birmingham Bus Boycott
c. Selma, Alabama School Boycott
d. Montgomery Bus Boycott

I've Got the Light of Freedom - I've Got the Light of Freedom was written by Charles Payne.Which of the following books was not written by King?

a. Why We Can't Wait
b. I've Got the Light of Freedom
c. Stride toward Freedom - The Montgomery Story
d. The Trumpet of Conscience

August 28 1963  - Despite tensions, the march was considered to be a success.During a historic march to Washington, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous speech "I have a dream ...". On what date was the speech delivered?

a. August 28 1965
b. August 28 1969
c. August 28 1967
d. August 28 1963

Peace - King was awarded more than fifty honorary degrees from colleges and universities throughout the world.Martin Luther King, Jr. was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1964. In which prize category?

a. Medicine
b. Chemistry
c. Literature
d. Peace

Ronald Reagan - For the first time, Martin Luther King Jr. Day was officially observed in all fifty U.S. states on January 17, 2000.While at the White House on November 2, 1983, which President signed a bill creating a federal holiday to honor King?

a. Bill Clinton
b. Ronald Reagan
c. George H. W. Bush
d. Jimmy Carter

Memphis, Tennessee - Martin traveled to Memphis, Tennessee to support striking African American sanitation workers.King was 39 years old when he was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel on April 4, 1968. In which city?

a. Nashville, Tennessee
b. Montgomery, Alabama
c. Louisville, Kentucky
d. Memphis, Tennessee

Utah - In the year 2000.Which state was the last state to recognize Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a holiday?

a. Montana
b. New Hampshire
c. Utah
d. Arizona

2004 - Along with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Congressional Gold Medal is the highest civilian award in the United States.In what year was King and his wife awarded the Congressional Gold Medal?

a. 1972
b. 1982
c. 2004
d. 1996

James Earl Ray - Ray died of liver failure while in prison in 1998, at the age of 70.Although many believe he was simply a scapegoat, including the King family, who was charged and sentenced to 99 years for King's death?

a. Lee Harvey Oswald
b. Jack Ruby
c. E. Howard Hunt
d. James Earl Ray

29 - Kings last arrest was in 1967, whereby he spent four days in a Birmingham jail for demonstrating without a permit. How many times was King arrested during his life?

a. 39
b. 19
c. 29
d. 9

The Measure of a Man - The Measure of a Man was published in 1959.Which of the following books was written by King?

a. The Measure of a Man
b. Civilities and Civil Rights
c. The Promised Land
d. Eyes on the Prize

Arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat - Parks received the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal.On December 1, 1955, how did Rosa Parks make her mark in civil rights history?

a. Drank from an all white fountain
b. Married Martin Luther King Jr.
c. Entered an all white bathroom
d. Arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat

Four - His wife died on January 30, 2006 at the age of 78.Married to Coretta Scott King, how many children did King father?

a. Three
b. Four
c. One
d. Two

Beyond Vietnam - The speech spoke strongly against the United State's role in the Vietnam war.On April 4, 1967 while in New York City, King delivered a speech titled?

a. Beyond Vietnam
b. I Have a Dream
c. I've Been to the Mountaintop
d. How Long, Not Long

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