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Transcript of Rosa Parks
Rosa Louise McCauley was born on February 4. 1913
She was born in Tuskegee, Alabama
She grew up in Pine Level, Alabama
She grew up on her grandparent's farm
Around the age of 12 her parents divorced because her father wanted to live in Montgomery,but Rosa's mother didn't want to.
Rosa got married to a man named Raymond Parks in December,1932
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Bus Boycott Scene
Rosa struggled in life because she was African-American, so she was treated differently.
Rosa was a woman, so that especially gave her less rights.
Rosa had to work from sunrise to sunset in order to provide for her family.
Rosa's father was shot because Rosa had blisters on her feet from working twelve hours a day while the sun was blazing down on them and her blisters popped and got blood on the cotton.
Rosa was treated differently because she was a different skin tone than the others.
Rosa didn't receive the education she needed because she was African-American
Grew up during legal segregation times
Rosa wouldn't give up her seat to a white man, instead she told him no.
Rosa received death threats but she ignored them
Rosa kept working for her rights
Rosa became a civil rights activist
She stood up for herself
Her grandmother gave her the great education she needed
She gave other women inspirational advice
Stopped legal segregation