The Boondocks: Rosa Parks
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Rosa Parks leads a peaceful defiance that prompted the 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama.

Public Discussion Questions


  1. How did African-Americans attempt to defy injustice in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955?
  2. Why were the African-American passengers asked to move to the back?
  3. How did Rosa Parks respond to the request to move her seat?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    analyze various issues and events of the 20th century such as industrialization, urbanization, incre...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the accomplishments of individuals and groups such as Jane Addams, Susan B. Anthony, Dwight...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands the impact of the American civil rights movement. The student is expected to:
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    trace the historical development of the civil rights movement in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries,...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    describe the roles of political organizations that promoted civil rights, including ones from Africa...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the roles of significant leaders who supported various rights movements, including Martin L...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    compare and contrast the approach taken by some civil rights groups such as the Black Panthers with ...

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