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Handout M: What Happened Between Selma and Montgomery

Handout M: Analysis – What Happened Between Selma and Montgomery?

Directions: Analyze the events of the Selma to Montgomery March by referring to the narrative Selma to Montgomery: Crossing the Bridge (Handout L) to complete the following information.

  1. Who started the movement?
  2. When did the action take place?
  3. Why did the group assemble, protest, and petition?
  4. What was the group’s goal?
  5. What types of action did they take?
  6. How did the government react to this movement?
  7. What was the final outcome of this movement?