USA at Home - Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1955-56 (PART 1)

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  • Created on: 16-12-19 21:13

Dixiecrats- Democrat party members from the southern states (in congress), against black rights

Boycott- withdraw from commercial or social relations (a country, organization or person) as a punishment or protest.

4th December 1955

  • What organisation was established? Montgomery Improvement Association
  • What was it established to do? Oversee the continuation and maintenance of the boycott & improve the general status of ontgomery, and improve race relations
  • What was their demand? Limited, only to end the policy of black americans standing when white american seats are vacant on buses


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