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He spent a lot of his early life living with his grandparents. He was brought up in a humble background of a middle-class family. His dream job was being a fireman, but he ended up firing racism instead. The activities that his father was involved in inspired him to being an activist for equality rights. His father campaigned for equal wages for the blacks and the whites. His father and grandfather were very religious, and they preached the social gospel always. Being in such a family, martin believed in equality of all people, and it inspired him to fighting for the rights of the blacks. He became a pastor of Ebenezer church where he served for over 4 4 years.
Besides starting a religious career, he was more concerned with real life issues such as segregation and poverty. He graduated with a sociology degree at the age of 19. He continued his studies and achieved a doctorate in theology in 1951. He believed in the philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi on freedom and non-violence and he used it to gain the rights of the oppressed African Americans. He got married to Coretta, had four children together, before dying after only 15 years of marriage (King and Carson 123).
Martin is remembered for the famous Montgomery bus boycott which occurred in 1954. Although he did not have a mission to fight for civil rights on Montgomery, the arrest for Rosa parks for refusing to relinquish her bus seat for a white man proved his feeling. He and other clergymen organized a bus boycott until the desegregation in the transit system ended. He organized for distributions of leaflets asking African Americans not to ride in the buses on December 5th. His call was heard, and more than 20000 blacks did not ride the buses on December 5, 1955 (King, and Ayres 29). After the success of this boycott, king called for a long-term bus boycott that lasted for 381 days. This boycott was the beginning of martin’s fight for
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The political independence movements of Nigeria
Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation was formally colonized in 1900 with the proclamation of the two protectorates of Northern and Southern Nigeria that were later joined in 1914 to form a single territory of Nigeria (Falola, 2003, p.83).
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m any jury trials He took away all their powers, abolished the laws which were in the benefit of the colonists, and fundamentally altered the manner in which the colonies were governed He waged a war on the Americans and their people on their land On account of such atrocities experienced by the colonists under the reign of the King, there was a widespread discontentment among the public, which eventually led to a rebellion, culminating into America’s struggle for Independence, and leading to the formation of the U.S.
Primarily, this war was triggered by the continuation of the British government to oppress the colonies economically, socially and politically, through imposition of illegitimate taxes and trade barriers. The colonies felt that, since they were not represented in the parliament, they had no responsibility of honoring any decisions or directives the parliament gave.
The scope of this report is to conduct an in-depth cultural analysis of the country and also evaluate the labor conditions so as to understand the business environment of the country. Moreover, an economic, political and competitors analysis will be done, so as to estimate the level of competition within the Specialty Eateries industry.
His love for politics led him to study the political and parliamentary life of Europe and its influence in America. Jefferson studied law and later wrote several articles on law and management. This, however, did not kill his love for farming. According to Jefferson, America would build and develop its economy through agriculture, which should be enhanced (Jefferson, 3).
There were increased efforts to declare the 13 states independence from British rule and this led to the formation of a committee by congress to draft the declaration, among those selected by congress included former United States president Thomas Jefferson and John Adams who are considered to have played a major role in the achievement of independence.
He structured his work in this manner, in order to lay a foundation regarding the case that supported independence. In the preamble section, Thomas discusses the basic rights of humanity, deriving his contribution from the Virginia