Martin luther king jr. and gandhiPaper Rating: Word Count: 755 Approx Pages: 3
Martin Luther King Jr. and Gandhi
Have you ever had to make a decision that affected a whole nation or even the whole world? Probably not. Most people do not put it upon themselves to be responsible for the fate of a nation, much less the entire world. If people look back into history, they will see that many leaders have influenced the world in which we live in today, but very few people have influenced the world in positive ways. Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of these individuals.
His Letter from the Birmingham Jail showed how much he was willing to stand up for what is right. This letter influenced nonviolent movements throughout the world and inspired people to resolve problems peacefully. King truly cared about justice, and he was willing to stand up for his beliefs. Many individuals who stood up for justice influenced King, and among them was Mahatma Gandhi.
Gandhi was modern India's greatest spiritual and political leader. Gandhi tried to teach his people to avoid violence and to struggle for independence from Britain by using a method of action based upon the principles of c