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BC: This is our FHS group project. We have put a lot of work and time in this project. Top to bottom,Brianna Carter she has put a alot of hard work into this project. Luke Kelly he is a hard worker his pages look amazing. Zach Robinson you have put a lot of time into this project. Ashley has done amazing on the pictures.Thats our goup.

FC: The March to Freedom

1: Table of Contents 1) PAGES 2-5 WERE DONE BY LUKE KELLY 2) PAGES 6-9 WERE DONE BY ZACH ROBINSON 3) PAGES 10-13 WERE DONE BY BRIANNA CARTER 4) PAGES 14-17 WERE DONE BY ASHLEY TERRELL BACK AND FRONT COVER WAS DONE BY: THE GROUP

2: This picture was of a staged sit-in at the F.W. Woolworth store in Greensboro, North Carolina of Ronald Martin, Robert Patterson, and Mark Martin.

3: In 1960 four black college students walked into the Woolworth store in Greensboro, North Carolina, sat down at the whites-only lunch counter, and waited to be served. Wolworth was a large chain of department stores.

4: Whites pour sugar, ketchup and mustard over the heads of sit-in demonstrators at a restaurant lunch counter in Jackson, Miss., in 1963.

5: If the people that were performing sit-ins refused to leave they would be arrested and if they refused arrest the would be dragged away and put in jail.

6: This is the freedom riders bus in Anniston, Alabama. They traveled from North Carolina across to Alabama in a Grayhound bus. When they got to Anniston someone threw a bomb into one of the bus's window. This is the smoke coming out from the bus.

7: This is Martin Luther King Jr. He played a major role in getting ride of segregation. This is him giving his "I had a Dream speach"

10: Rosa Parks boarded a Montgomery, Alabama city bus after finishing work as a tailor's assistant at the Montgomery Fair department store. As all black patrons were required to do, she paid her fare at the front of the bus and then re-boarded in the rear. She sat in a vacant seat in the back next to a man and across the aisle from a women.

11: After a few stops, the seats in the front of the bus became full and a white man who had boarded, stood in the aisle. The bus driver asked Parks,to let the whites have her seat. Mrs.Parks refused to give up her seat. The bus driver call the police.

12: On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to get up from a seat on a bus to move back. Her arrest triggered the Montgomery bus boycott, and helped bring together a civil rights coalition that worked throughout the US for racial justice and basic civil rights.

13: On December 1,1955, Rosa Parks arrest made so many people mad. because she would give her seat on the bus. As years goes on Mrs. Parks. Many people thank her for what she had done for the nation.

15: This picture was taken on a Sunday morning. These people drew others to come and protest against freedom for the negros. It has came along way to them protesting against segregation.

16: THIS IS MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MAKING HIS SPEECH.THE SPEECH WAS THE "I HAVE A DREAM" SPEECH. THIS WAS A VERY IMPORTANT SPEECH.

17: THIS IS A LUNCH COUNTER SIT-IN. THIS PICTURE WAS TAKEN IN GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA IN THE 1960'S.

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Ashley Terrell
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  • Title: Sit-ins and other boycotts
  • mrs. wrights eighth grade project
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  • Started: almost 9 years ago
  • Updated: over 8 years ago

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