(1) In 1965, King helped plan a march to protest the lack of voting rights for African Americans in Alabama. (2) However, the first attempt at the march ended after just six blocks when police attacked the marchers.1 (3) King deliberately cut short the second attempt to avoid additional violence. (4) According to historian David Garrow, King knew at the start of the second attempt that he would cut the march short, but did not inform most of the marchers or the leaders of his plan. (5) Finally, after securing greater official protection, King was able to successfully lead the march on the third attempt. 1. See Garrow 395–98 for a timeline of events leading up to the police attack on the marchers. Which sentence includes information that would be more appropriate in a footnote? sentence 1 sentence 3 sentence 4 sentence 5
The 1965 Selma to Montgomery March The 1965 Selma to Montgomery March was a civil rights march organized by Martin Luther King Jr. as a way to draw attention to the lack of voting rights for African Americans in Alabama.