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Why is it arguable that King was initially a failure

Because he faced opposition on every side

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What did black extremist accused king of being

The white mans Lackey

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What did white people claim King was doing

Advocating anarchy

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Which NAACP leader accused king of pride

Roy Wilkins

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Who achieved the early successes of the civil rights movement

CORE SNCC NAACP

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When King did intervene such as in Albany what happened

He was often less than successful

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By what year had King learnt his lessons

1963

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By 1963 what tactics had King developed give three

Mass protests, civil disobedience and direct action

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What did Albany teach King

The importance of unity and of a single clear goal

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When was king at the height of his influence

After 1963 successes at Birmingham and in Washington Freedom March

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When did Martin Luther King win his Nobel Prize and for what specifically

1964 for his fight against the racial discrimination

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By 1968 what had king come to believe

That he had failed and that the day of violence is here

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When is Martin Luther King day. When was it established

The third Monday in January established in 1983

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As a result of their respect from Martin Luther King what happened with Pres Kennedy and his brother Robert

They became committed to civil rights

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Why was Robert Kennedy in the forefront of the action

Because he was the Atty Gen

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When did the government introduce an act to reduce discrimination in housing

1962

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In 1962 how many Federal marshals were sent to help who by Robert Kennedy

500 Federal marshals to help James Meredith who was a black student, enrol at the University of Mississippi

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When did Federal marshals force which state governor to disaggregate the University of Alabama

In 1963 forced State Gov George Wallace

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When did the civil rights bill introduced by the Kennedys come law

After the assassination of Pres Kennedy