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1 By Shelby Carver People protesting racial mixing. n6AcL6lweLkeXrBA&sa=X&oi=image_landing_page_redirect&ct=legacy&usg=AFQjCNFx2lZ-nZtZfpX3cWC5E1oMeT_Tnw

2 What is the Bus Boycott? 1955 Social and Political Protest to ban segregation of public transportation facilities. Figures associated with this movement are Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr. Just By Walking People Made a positive historic change. vNA4KclgeKnoGlCg&sa=X&oi=image_landing_page_redirect&ct=legacy&usg=AFQjCNHTQ8UiXhS1b_E1CH_5uHlxLSVEWA

3 Rosa Parks NAACP secretary and seamstress. Took classes on civil rights issues. Refusal to give up her bus seat for a white man led to her arrest and the beginning of the boycott. Rosa Parks Being Arrested for disobeying a white man. likeawhisper.files.wordpress.com/2009/02/rosa- parks.jpg&ei=bzbLS4jcLsL7lweXifHtBA&sa=X&oi=image_landing_page_redirect&ct=legacy&usg=AFQjCNFvAnyccWiXejAX7IuyrBHeDL5U1g

4 Martin Luther King Jr. Pastor of a Baptist church. Meetings at the church were to plan a protest against segregation. December 5 th 1955, people (blacks and some whites) refused to ride city busses. Martin Luther King Jr. creates equality by sharing his beliefs. luther.jpg&ei=Kh_SS8moCYaglAeBkq25Dw&sa=X&oi=image_landing_page_redirect&ct=legacy&usg=AFQjCNG3zUGP7Bvf6bCGyTSgBFRliVom2A

5 Montgomery Improvement Association Formed during the bus boycott, by black ministers and leaders. Martin Luther King was declared the president of the association. Goals were to improve race relations. Martin Luther King leading a group of African American protesters. m8Dw&sa=X&oi=image_landing_page_redirect&ct=legacy&usg=AFQjCNGDjs-o-h92wjIt0nLFe-2xLDeCMA

6 Societys Response to the Boycott Police officers would arrest people waiting for rides. Carpoolers were constantly ticketed. Drivers and passengers were arrested. Carpooling during the Boycott E39B212E91A5/BE jpg&ei=YEXSS6W0CoWdlgfw0cGvDw&sa=X&oi=image_landing_page_redirect&ct=legacy&usg=AFQjCNH- hxM6TDgh7KW7VTor4aU69kq2XQ

7 Results of the Boycott Segregation was ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme court. 381 days since the beginning, the Montgomery bus boycott ended. The most successful uprising in history. The end of the Boycott when segregation was illegal.

8 Bibliography MLA " Montgomery Bus Boycott: Facts, Discussion Forum, and Encyclopedia Article." AbsoluteAstronomy.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr "Africanaonline." Black History. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr "Civil Rights Movement : The Montgomery Bus Boycott." N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr Hare, Kenneth M. They Walked To Freedom : The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Ill ed. Champaign: Sports Publishing, Print. Kohl, Herbert. She Would Not Be Moved: How We Tell the Story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott Reprint. New York: New Press, Print. "Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on the Net - Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott." Holidays on the Net - Holiday Celebrations, Holiday Travel, Holiday Traditions, Recipes, Crafts, eGreeting Cards. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr Miller, Jake. The Montgomery Bus Boycott: Integrating Public Buses (Miller, Jake, Library of the Civil Rights Movement.). 1st ed ed. New York: Rosen Publishing Group, Print. "Montgomery Bus Boycott." History Learning Site. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr "Montgomery Bus Boycott - Rosa Parks." Rosa Parks Facts - Facts about Rosa Parks. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr Moulton, Aryn, Nicole Phillips, and Sabrina. "MONTGOMERY BUS BOYCOTT." Center for LifeLong Learning and Design-- University of Colorado at Boulder. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr

9 Bibliography APA Montgomery Bus Boycott: Facts, Discussion Forum, and Encyclopedia Article. (n.d.). AbsoluteAstronomy.com. Retrieved April 23, 2010, from Africanaonline. (n.d.). Black History. Retrieved April 23, 2010, from Civil Rights Movement : The Montgomery Bus Boycott. (n.d.). Retrieved April 23, 2010, from Hare, K. M. (2005). They Walked To Freedom : The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott (Ill ed.). Champaign: Sports Publishing. Kohl, H. (2007). She Would Not Be Moved: How We Tell the Story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. New York: New Press. (Original work published 2004) Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on the Net - Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. (n.d.). Holidays on the Net - Holiday Celebrations, Holiday Travel, Holiday Traditions, Recipes, Crafts, eGreeting Cards. Retrieved April 23, 2010, from Miller, J. (2004). The Montgomery Bus Boycott: Integrating Public Buses (Miller, Jake, Library of the Civil Rights Movement.) (1st ed ed.). New York: Rosen Publishing Group. Montgomery Bus Boycott. (n.d.). History Learning Site. Retrieved April 23, 2010, from Montgomery Bus Boycott - Rosa Parks. (n.d.). Rosa Parks Facts - Facts about Rosa Parks. Retrieved April 23, 2010, from Moulton, A., Phillips, N., & Sabrina. (n.d.). MONTGOMERY BUS BOYCOTT. Center for LifeLong Learning and Design--University of Colorado at Boulder. Retrieved April 23, 2010, from boycott/index.html


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