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What is the name in US history of the bus boycott which was triggered by the arrest of Rosa Parks?


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The Montgomery bus boycott


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The Montgomery Bus Boycott, inspired by Rosa Parks' arrest for refusing to give her seat to a white man, was held in Montgomery, the capital of Alabama.

Rosa Parks was arrest for refusing to surrender her seat to a white person sparked the Montgomery bus boycott

The Birmingham Bus Boycott of 1955 was inspired by the arrest of Rosa Parks when she refused to give up her seat to a white man.

This bus boycott initiated by the arrest of Rosa Parks began on 1 December 1955 and lasted for 13months. This means that the boycott occurred 57years ago.

Rosa Parks boycott was named the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Rosa Parks led the bus boycott in 1955 and was arrested and fined.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was the leader of the Montgomery bus boycott, which began shortly after Rosa Parks' arrest for refusing to give up her seat to a white man.

Rosa Parks didn't start the boycott, but her arrest for refusing to give her seat to a white man on December 1, 1955, was the reason African-American community leaders organized the protest. The boycott began four days later, on December 5, 1955, and ended on December 20, 1956.

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On December 1, 1955 in Montgomery Alabama when she refused to give up her seat on a city bus when the driver told her to stand. She refused to do so and the bus driver called a policeman and had her arrested. Her arrest triggered a the Montgomery bus boycott, a major step in the civil rights movement.

Although Parks has sometimes been depicted as a woman with no history of civil rights activism at the time of her arrest, she and her husband, Raymond were, in fact, active in the local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and Parks served as its secretary. Sparked by the arrest of Rosa Parks and 5 other unknown women at the time who were Claudette Colvin, Aurelia Browder, Mary Louise Smith and Susie McDonald, on 1 December 1955, and the Montgomery bus boycott was a 13-month mass protest that ended with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that segregation on public buses is unconstitutional.

The boycott lasted 381 days.

Rosa Parks was a seamstress at a department store. She was on her way home from work when she was arrested. When she got out of jail, she was fired from her job for her actions and went to work for the NAACP, the civil rights group who was arranging the bus boycott to protest her arrest and the segregation laws that had caused her arrest.

The arrest of Rosa Parks, the ensuing Montgomery bus boycott, and the leadership of Martin Luther King Jr.

Yes, Rosa Parks was in the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Her refusal to give up her seat on December 1, 1955 was the spark that set off the boycott.

Her arrest began the civil rights movement and a year long boycott of the buses. The end result would be the 1964 civil rights act.

Rosa Parks and her husband, Raymond Parks were members of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People). After her arrest for refusing to relinquish her seat on the bus to a white man, the bus driver had her arrested. Her act of protest and arrest led to the Montgomery bus boycott organized by the NAACP and participated in by most of the black citizens of Montgomery.

The Montgomery bus boycott took place in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1955-56, in reaction to Rosa Parks' arrest for refusing to give her bus seat to a white man. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of the organizers of the boycott that lasted 381 days.

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