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Rosa Parks

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BC: $19.00 UK | The End

FC: Rosa Parks

1: Rosa Parks:: A Children's Book | Project By: Paige Cotton Original Book Written By: Kenneth C. Davis

2: We are | Rosa parks was born on February 4, 1913 in Alabama. Her father was a carpenter and her mother was a school teacher. They moved around a lot when she was young, and later settled in at Pine Level.

3: Rosa received some of her education at home but also attended the rural school in Alabama. | Later in 1928 for her 9th grade year she attends Booker T. Washington High School but drops out when her grand mother becomes s ill and dies. | For 10th and 11th grades, she attends Alabama State Teachers College for Negroes.

4: December 18th she marries Raymond Parks. | 13 years latter she is denied her right to vote. Two years later, at the end of WW2, receives the certificate to vote. | 1934 she is admitted to a white school.

5: 1949 Rosa and her husband work with the NAACP. | On November 25: The Interstate Commerce Commission bans segregation in buses.

6: IMPORTANT EVENT IN HER LIFE: | Rosa gets arrested for not giving up her seat. | 1955

7: 1956 the Montgomery buses are desegregated and black passengers could sit on the city's buses. | She wins and all is well.

8: We are so proud of you! | Rosa begins working for a congressmen in 1965. | 1968, April 4th, Rosa's dear friend Martin Luther King Jr., dies.

9: 1997, her husband dies to cancer at age 74. | 1979, she receives a medal. | 1992, Rosa publishes her 1st book.

10: Rosa Parks is designated her own day in Michigan 1997.

11: 2001 her 1st movie is aired.

12: In 2003 she is is diagnosed with progressive dementia. | Sadly in 2005, Rosa dies in her home.

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  • Title: Rosa Parks
  • this is a kids version of rosa parks
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  • Published: about 9 years ago