George Wallace And Wallace's Speech

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George Wallace and Dr. Martin Luther King jr. both spoke about the segregation in their speeches, and both had different views but also shared a few similarities. George Wallace delivered his speech on January 14, 1963 in front of the entrance of a prestigious educational institution known as Alabama State University. Thousands of people showed up to hear the governor’s speech about his regulations on to keep segregating people of color and people who were white. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. made history and gave his famous speech on August 28, 1963 at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. The speech turned out to have a huge turnout as over two hundred thousand citizens came to listen what the minster had to say. The minister’s ultimate goal…show more content…
Martin Luther King Jr. First, George Wallace was born on August 25, 1919 in Clio, Alabama. He completed a law degree from the University of Alabama in 1942. After L.L.B (Bachelors of Laws) degree he entered U.S. Army Air Corps and served during World War II but failed this course of action. Wallace is remembered for his strong support of racial segregation in the 1960s. As Wallace was running for president for a second time, he received support from a dangerous group of people known as the Ku Klux Klan. On the contrary, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. He belonged to a middle class family and attended Booker. T. Washington high school in 1948. He graduated from Morehouse University with Bachelors of Arts Degree in Sociology and enrolled in Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, Pennsylvania from which he graduated with a B.Div degree in 1951. King began his doctoral studies in systematic theology at Boston University and received his Ph.D. degree on June 5, 1955. Inspired by leaders like Gandhi, the minister eventually became the leader of the African-American Civil Rights Movement, an act that impacted history and to better create a stronger
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