A timeline is a graph showing the passage of time on a straight line. This timeline shows the important events in the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1. Click on the link to watch the animated biography of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 2. Tap to start the activity. 3. Tap and move the events to show the order that they happened. 4. Reread the events to make sure that they are in the same order they were in the biography you watched. Tap and post to your journal.