Focus: Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Using this informative collection of primary source documents, including sections of Montgomery's segregation code, civil rights posters and fliers, newspaper articles and political cartoons, photographs, and the Browder v. Gayle decision that found Montgomery bus segregation in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment, students will learn about the life and work of civil rights activist Rosa Parks and about segregation and the birth of the civil rights movement. Support Materials: * Illustrated Broadsheet Essay * Timeline * Critical Thinking Questions with Response Key * Recommended Reading List 8 Primary Source Documents: * Montgomery City Code, Sections 10-12 * "Negroes' Most Urgent Needs" and Police Commissioner Candidate Clyde Seller's Response, Montgomery Advertiser, March 20, 1955 * Civil Rights "March to Freedom" Poster, August 28, 1955 * Newspaper Articles on the Bus Boycott, Montgomery Advertiser, December 6, 1955 * Photo-Poster: "Fighting Segregation: The Montgomery Bus Boycott" * Browder v. Gayle Decision, June 19, 1956 * "Integrated Bus Suggestions," December 19, 1956 * Herb Block Cartoons on the Bus Boycott, March 1956, and the Civil Rights Movement, March 1965

Product type: Primary Source Portfolio
ISBN: 978-1-5669-6274-2
Author: Audrey Green Rogers
Copyright: 2004
Reading Level: Grades 8-12+
Interest Level: Grades 8-12+
Dimensions: 13 3/4" x 9 1/4"