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The Civil Rights Movement. Table of Contents. Montgomery Bus Boycott. School Integration and Opposition to Civil Rights. Freedom Riders. March on Washington. Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Montgomery Bus Boycott. Started with Rosa Parks’s arrest for refusing to give up her seat

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table of contents
Table of Contents
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • School Integration and Opposition to Civil Rights
  • Freedom Riders
  • March on Washington
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964
the montgomery bus boycott
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • Started with Rosa Parks’s arrest for refusing to give up her seat
  • NAACP organized a bus boycott
  • Boycott brought Martin Luther King to national prominence
  • Boycott lifted a year later when federal court ruled city law was unconstitutional
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The Montgomery Bus Boycott

“Tote Dat Barge! Lift Dat Boycott! Ride Dat Bus!

--from Herblock’s Special for Today (Simon and Schuster, 1958)

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