The Civil Rights Movement- The Montgomery Bus Boycott

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1. Who was the name of the black woman who wouldn't give up her seat for a white person?

  • Rosa Parks
  • Betty Friedan
  • Mary Pickford
  • Elizabeth Eckford
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2. In which state is Montgomery situated in?

  • Alabama
  • Texas
  • Georgia
  • Mississippi

3. What did civil rights activists do in a protest?

  • Boycotted public transport
  • Made leaflets and brochures about their groups and what they wanted
  • Began riots
  • Sat in front of buses and other forms of public transport so that they couldn't get past
  • Sent letters to the president demanding something be done

4. What was significant about the buses?

  • Blacks and whites had to sit in separate zones
  • Children weren't allowed on the bus
  • Blacks and whites had to sit on different decks
  • The buses were equal and people could sit where they wanted

5. What was declared by the Supreme Court in 1956?

  • That the Montgomery Bus laws were legal and that people should stick to them
  • That the president would send in troops to clear violent protests and it would not be their fault if people were killed
  • That the Montgomery Bus laws were illegal
  • That people would be prosecuted for violent protests


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