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Rosa Parks

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Veronika Simko

on 9 February 2017

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Transcript of Rosa Parks

Who is Rosa Parks
Born on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama
Died October 24, 2005, in Detroit, Michigan
"Mother of civil rights movement."
What happened?
Cleveland Avenue Bus
Refusal to give up seat to white passenger
Arrested and charged with violation of Montgomery City Code
Where did it happen?
Montgomery, Alabama
Cleveland Avenue Bus
When did it happen?
Afternoon of December 1, 1955
Montgomery City Code
Public services where segregated
Separate but equal
Bus split in half
Full bus
Segregation line moved
Bus driver requested
Why Rosa Parks Matters
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Brown v. Board of Education
End of segregation
current events
"I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free... so other people would also be free."
-Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks
Veronika Simko &
Aviva V. Maxon

Bus Drivers had powers of a police officer
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