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The Story of The Montgomery Bus Boycott (Cornerstones of Freedom)

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The "Cornerstones of Freedom" detail important events in United States history. Children are given the sense of being witnesses to history-in-the-making and contemporaries of famous people who helped shape the United States into the world power it is today. Starting with the Spring 1992 titles, a brand-new format has been introduced using more photographs (many in full-col...more
School & Library Binding, 30 pages
Published October 1st 1993 by Childrens Press (first published 1986)
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Maria Reyes
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Rosa Parks a forty-two yearl old took the bus after a long and tiring day on December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama. The bus was divided into blacks and white. The white passengers were not to sit next or even across from the blacks. Every the bus was full the blacks had to give up their seat to the white but Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat and was arrested for not following the Jim Crow Laws. After being tired of the way the blacks were treated Rosa Parks decided to find a leade...more
Julian
Every time I think of what my people have been through to make it possible for me to have the simple pleasure of riding a bus, using a bathroom or eating in any restaurant I want I lift my head with pride and thanksgiving. This book traces the events in the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott which began in December 1955 and changed the course of the civil rights movement for ever. Grades 2-5.
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