Muhammad Ali US Hist. Presentation

Muhammad Ali US Hist. Presentation - Float Like a Butterfly...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/27/11 Float Like a Butter Fly… Sting Like a Bee Muhammad Ali Kyrk Roberts Steimel Pd. B3 “Float Like a Butterfly… Sting like a Bee”
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5/27/11 “It's hard to be humble, when you're as great as I am.” Ø 3-Time World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Ø Sportsman of the Century Ø Follower of Muslim faith Ø Considered one of greatest boxers and athletes of all-time Became one of the most hated Best Known For…
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5/27/11 What did Ali become known for during the Vietnam War? Changed name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali because Cassius was the “slave name” his white ancestors had given him Converted from Christianity to Islam Refused to be drafted into the Army for service in the Vietnam War Sentenced to 5 years in prison for violation of the Selective Service Act but eventually had the ruling overturned by the Supreme Court \\\\
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Why did Ali object to the war? What were the consequences of his objection? Refused to be drafted under
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2011 for the course HUM 191 taught by Professor Drum during the Spring '05 term at Florida A&M.

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