Summary Of Nonviolence By Martin Luther King Jr

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Martin Luther King Jr. is looked up as a hero and a role model because of his use of nonviolence. Around the world, many people were using violence to solve their problems, but King, inspired by Mahatma Gandhi, decided that the problem around segregation in the United States would not be solved with guns but with words of harmony. This article, published by Cesar Chavez conveys the powerful effect nonviolence has in resolving conflicts by using comparisons, historical evidence, and powerful vocabulary. Throughout the article, Chavez compares the effectiveness of nonviolence with violence. In the fifth paragraph on line 22, the author describes the attractiveness and support for nonviolence. People tend to choose nonviolent means for resolving

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