Selma: Turnaround Tuesday

Dr. Martin Luther King leads thousands of marchers out on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. He then holds a prayer session in the middle of the bridge and leads the marchers off the bridge to respect a court order.

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  1. Why did the police attack the peaceful marchers?
  2. Why was it important for MLK to stop the march and turn around? what was the follow up to the original march?

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    identify the accomplishments of individuals and groups such as Jane Addams, Susan B. Anthony, Dwight...
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    identify the roles of significant leaders who supported various rights movements, including Martin L...
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