Martin Luther King vs. Hitler

            The following is comparison between two very famous people in history. Although they were both completely different, they both had a great impact on people. I compared Adolph Hitler and Martin Luther King. Future generations will always remember both, Hitler as the incarnation of absolute evil and Martin Luther King for his courage, achievement and high moral leadership.

             Adolph Hitler knew how to please, impress and charm his supporters. The savior admired by his own as he dragged them into his madness, the Satan and exterminating angel feared and hated by all others, Hitler led his people to a shameful defeat without precedent. His endless hatred of Jews, whose survival enraged him. He invested so much energy in his hatred of Jews. He had night trains that took them to their death. Even up the end Hitler still had the mind to come up with the Final Solution. In his testament, drafted in underground bunker just hours before his suicide in Berlin, Hitler returns again to this hatred of the Jewish people that had never left him. His kingdom collapsed after 12 years in a war that remains the most atrocious, the most brutal and the deadliest in history. Whenever evil is mentioned among the first names that will surge to mind will be that of a fanatic with a mustache called Hitler.

             Three decades after King was gunned down on a motel balcony in Memphis, Tenn., he is still regarded mainly as the black leader of a movement for black equality. For all King did to free blacks from the yoke of segregation, whites may owe him the greatest debt, for liberating them from the burden of America's centuries-old hypocrisy about race. It is only because of King and .

             the movement that he led that the U.S. can claim to be the leader of the "free world" without inviting smirks of disdain and disbelief. Had he and the blacks and whites that marched beside him failed. Even after the Supreme Court struck down segregation in 1954, what the world now calls human-rights offenses were both law and custom in much of America.

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