Martin Luther King Satyagraha

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Martin Luther King was influenced by the satyagraha. he used this technique to help further his protest in the United States (Molloy 113). Ghandi was born in the seaside town of Porbandar, India. Ghandi as an adolescent had the basic knowledge of the nonviolence from Hinduism and Janism, during a period where violence seemed to be a response (Molloy 111). When he became a teen he went to study law in 1888 and returned home in 1891 after receiving his law degree. However before going to college he was married at age 13 via marriage arranged by parents (Molloy 111). While studying abroad in London Ghandi had became interested in the Christian Bible. The very thing that peaked his interest was when Jesus called to forgiveness and nonviolence
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