PEACE: A SHORT HISTORY; MLK, Gandhi, and Aun Kyi

A Short History of Civil Disobedience:

Nonviolence and Peace Movements | Crash Course World History #228

Join host John Green to learn about nonviolence and peace movements in the 20th century. What is nonviolence? What is a peace movement? Traditionally, humans often resort to violence when they come into conflict. In the 20th century, it became much more common for people to enact change by means of nonviolence, and this was a common thread of connection between many of the most notable advocates of peaceful change. Crash Course will take you along a path of nonviolent resistance and peaceful change including Gandhi, Gregg, Bayard Rustin, Martin Luther King, Jr., the Cold War , and the Arab Spring.

ALSO: JAPAN

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

a.k.a MLK or “Dr. King”

  1. Free Video From Brainpop

Resources on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

2. This timeline has photographs!

3. This one from Soft Schools is fun too:

http://www.softschools.com/timelines/martin_luther_king_jr_timeline/58/

4. And this one from King Institute:

https://kinginstitute.stanford.edu/king-resources/major-king-events-chronology-1929-1968

Gandhi:

Videos:

  1. Brainpop: https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/famoushistoricalfigures/mahatmagandhi/

Timelines:

https://worldhistoryproject.org/topics/mahatma-gandhi

http://ridasarah.tripod.com/id2.html

http://www.mahatma.com/php/showContent.php?linkid=7

Aung San Suu Kyi (SOO -CHEE)

Resources:

  1. http://www.biography.com/people/aung-san-suu-kyi-9192617#early-years
  2. http://encyclopedia.kids.net.au/page/au/Aung_San_Suu_Kyi
  3. http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/aung-san-suu-kyi-11.php

She gave a famous speech at Shwedagon Pagoda in Mynamar (Burma).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shwedagon_Pagoda

 

Here’s a video of that speech:

Here’s a 2012 meeting between Suu Kyi and President Barack Obama:

Here’s a picture of her from 2015:

Embed from Getty Images

 

 

 

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