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Unformatted text preview: and common people. This caused a divide in society that resulted in Kings assassination. Did the persons views come to be shared by a larger number of Americans? By a majority of Americans? Kings viewpoint was supported by a large number of blacks, whites and other ethnic groups across the country. When King was assassinated, supporters for his ideal equal society increased exponentially. Do you think that exercising his or her First Amendment rights caused this person or his or her family to change? In what ways? King remained the same person, but due to him exercising his first amendment rights to speech he was constantly placed in dangerous situations, leaving him and family as a vulnerable target. He was deemed a terrorist by the US federal government and constant investigations attempted to take King to court for treason. Many political groups such as the violent Black Panther party, which followed a black supremacy ideal targeted King as well....
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course ECON 1011 taught by Professor Bob during the Spring '11 term at Bob Jones University.
- Spring '11