The Montgomery Bus Boycott

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1. The Montgomery Bus Boycott established ... as the leader of the Civil Rights Movement because their energy and enthusiasm were major factors in the success of the campaign.

  • Martin Luther King
  • Rosa Parks
  • Alfred King
  • Malcolm X
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2. On which date did the Supreme Court rule segregation on buses as unconstitutional?

  • 16th June 1956
  • 14th May 1957
  • 19th December 1956
  • 18th November 1955

3. How did the MIA make the Montgomery Bus Boycott manageable for people?

  • They increased the number of taxis in Montgomery.
  • They organised lifts and asked black taxi firms to charge less during the boycott.
  • They liaised with employers to allow black people to be slightly late because they now had to walk.
  • They formed walking buses for protection.

4. Where was Rosa Parks arrested?

  • Montgomery, Alabama
  • Montgomery, South Carolina
  • Montgomery, Mississippi
  • Montgomery, Texas

5. Approximately what percentage of bus users in Montgomery were black?

  • 50%
  • 70%
  • 60%
  • 80%


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