On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. spoke to approximately (A) _____ people who participated in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. One of the demands of the march was to increase the minimum wagefrom (B) _____ to per hour. The federal minimum wage right now is (C) _____ per hour.

Answers: A: 250,000 B: $1.15 per hour to $2.00 C: $6.55 as of July 24, 2008