The Civil Rights Movement- The Montgomery Bus Boycott

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1. What did Rosa Parks do that gained a lot of media attention?

  • Wouldn't give up her bus seat
  • Starved herself in protest
  • Committed suicide shortly after the incident
  • Spat at the white person
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2. In which state is Montgomery situated in?

  • Georgia
  • Mississippi
  • Alabama
  • Texas

3. What was significant about the buses?

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

4. What happened to Rosa Parks

  • Given a fine
  • Executed
  • She was arrested
  • She was given a warning

5. What was so significant about the protest?

  • Rosa Parks led the protest
  • Showed power of African Americans
  • Showed that the president was worried about civil rights
  • Showed that they were just being a nuisance


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