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March On Washington- 1963

On August 28, 1963, the world was revolutionized by a major protest of over 250,000 participants. Located in Washington D.C., the protesters met to form the largest gathering of people to that date. For many years to follow, this event has affected the future.

To fully understand the March and its significance on the Civil Rights movement, one must understand the events that led to this magnificent demonstration.

To learn about the history of the Civil Rights movement, click here

To learn about the preparations and organization used for this March, click here

To learn about the March on Washington itself, click here

After you have read the preceding, below are links to information about how the March affected the Civil Rights movement.

To learn about the positive results from the March, click here

Not only were there positive results from the march, but there were also many negative results. To learn about them, click here

To read quotes from the last 35 years about the March, click here

To go to the works cited, click here

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