Before the civil rights act of 1954, public places were segregated.This means that places in public were separated by race, religion, or gender.
One day, a women named Rosa Parks got on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. She sat in a seat and was told to move because of a white man wanting to sit down. However, Rosa park.She was arrested after refusing to give up her seat to a white man.
Move. I can’t find a seat so I’m taking yours.
No, I won’t move
Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up a seat on a Montgomery bus. She was sentenced to jail for 1 day. This still raged many people.
Many people boycotted buses in Montgomery, Alabama because of Rosa Park’s arrest. The boycott started on December 5, 1955 and ended on December 20, 1956
The Boycott ended because of a ruling by the Surpreme Court that bus segregation was unconstitutional.The Montgomery Bus Boycott ended successfully. Bus where intergrated and people, no matter race, could sit anywhere on a bus.
Bus segregation is unconstitutional.
Becaise of the Supreme Court ruling, bus segregation was illegal. Now, people of different races could sit wherever they want with get arrested, beat up, or harassed.