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Rosa Parks Bus 3D Foldable Project & Reading

This fun, hands-on project has students creating their own bus after reading the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott to help your students get to know a civil rights hero!

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The No. 2857 bus on which Rosa Parks was riding on December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama when she was arrested for her refusal to give up her seat to a white person which sparked the Civil Rights Movement.

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Henry Ford Museum. Rosa Parks bus. A witness to the amazing courage - and power - of one determined woman.

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Rosa Parks..."I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people"

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9 Things Women Couldn't Do In 1913 -- And 3 Things They Still Can't

Rosa Parks refusal to give up her bus seat to a white man indirectly led to some of the most significant civil rights legislation of American history. She sought to play down her role in the civil rights struggle but for her peaceful and dignified campaigning she became one of the most well respected figures in the civil rights movements.

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:: Rosa Parks Quotes :: With this still happening in my country today (where intolerant men try to send women to the back of the bus), we remember Rosa Parks.

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