Montgomery Bus Boycott

Payton Pfeiffer

Description of event

On December 1, 1955, four days before the boycott began, Rosa Parks, an African-American woman, refused to yield her seat to a white man on a Montgomery bus. She was arrested and fined. The boycott of public buses by blacks in Montgomery began on the day of Parks' court hearing and lasted 381 days.
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Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks was an African American civil right activist. She was born on February 4th, 1913 and died on October 24th, 2005. United States congress called her "the first lady of civil rights."

Martin Luther King Jr

Martin Luther King Jr was an american baptist minister and civil rights activist. He was born on January 15th, 1929 and died on April 4th, 1968. He was the leader of the African American civil rights movement.
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List of options

Instead of riding a buss you could...

1. walk

2. drive

3. ride a bike

4. horseback