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Rosa Parks

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Transcript of Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks!
Quote!
This is a quote by Rosa Parks who knew there was something wrong with the way they were treated. But later on she realizes it was not only her.

Background!
Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her mother's name was Leona Edwards McCauley, she was a school teacher. Her father's name was James McCauley and he was a carpenter and a house builder. Her great grandmother was part of the slaves.
After Rosa was born, her family moved to Pine-level, Alabama. Rosa lived on her grandparents farm. The farm had cows, chickens, fruits and nut trees. In 1915, her brother Sylvester was born. Rosa worked on her grandparents farm. In spring she cleared weeds. In fall she picked cottons.

Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her mother's name was Leona Edwards McCauley, she was a school teacher. Her father's name was James McCauley and he was a carpenter and a house builder. Her great grandmother was part of the slaves.

Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her mother's name was Leona Edwards McCauley, she was a school teacher. Her father's name was James McCauley and he was a carpenter and a house builder. Her great grandmother was part of the slaves.
After Rosa was born, her family moved to Pine-level, Alabama. Rosa lived on her grandparents farm. The farm had cows, chickens, fruits and nut trees. In 1915, her brother Sylvester was born. Rosa worked on her grandparents farm. In spring she cleared weeds.
In fall she picked cottons. Her mother taught her how to read. When she was six, she started first grade. School stopped at grade six for Rosa. In 1931 she meet Raymond Parks. She was proud that he stood up for what was right.
Rosa was afraid to sleep at night. She thinks that the Ku Klux Klan will kill her. They didn't like African American people. They kill and hurt. They kill the African American's because they were not white. They suffered from racial discrimination.
Schools were segregated. After Sylvester was born Rosa's dad had left them. Racial discrimination was common before the Civil Rights Movement. Buses were segregated. People were killed for helping blacks register to vote. She got strange phone calls. People threatened to kill or hurt her. In 1977 her husband died, later on her brother died and soon after her mother died in 1979.
Achievements!
Rosa had join the Alabama NAACP(National Associates Advanced Coloured People). She became secretary of the Montgomery, branch of NAACP. She attended high lander folk school in Tennessee. She refused to give up her seat on the bus and the Montgomery bus boycott began.
The U. S supreme court ruled that segregation on Montgomery buses was illegal. It appeared at the democratic national convention in Atlanta, Georgia. The court cased against her. Since the Whites didn't let the Blacks ride in there bus, they made there own bus system. The bus system went on for 381 days.

Influence!
Rosa Parks influenced the world by starting a bus boycott and fought to change the rules to equal rights on the buses and public facilities. Rosa Parks said that if we all join together... big things can be accomplished.
Rosa parks was an important person because she would not give up her dream or her seat. Therefore Rosa Parks influenced and taught the world that every person should be able to have the confidence and courage to stand up for their own rights.

Challenges!
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