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Teaching Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

On a cold December evening in 1955, Rosa Parks quietly incited a revolution — by just sitting down.\n\nShe was tired after spending the day at work as a department store seamstress. She stepped onto the bus for the ride home and sat in the fifth row — the first row of the "Colored Section."


How can ordinary people organize a community to enact change?
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.4 - Key Terms & Tone, US.09 - Postwar U.S. (1945 - early 1970s)


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