History's HEROES? Dated 2/4/19/1913 - 10/4/2005

Rosa Parks

Created by

GG

Location

Tuskegee, Alabama.
Died there, born there, worked there.

Achievements

  • Started a revolution
  • Boycotted the buses
  • Got fairness

Characteristics

  • Brave / Courageous
  • A good and strong leader
  • Altruistic (puts other first e.g. risks or gives life for others)
  • Clever
  • Visionary (has far reaching ideas)
  • Good or moral (strong beliefs or principles)
  • Has integrity (stands up for what they believe and act accordingly)
  • Perseverant / Tenacious (keeps going despite challenges)
  • Decisive
  • Single minded / Focused (has a purpose)
  • Inspiring / Charismatic
  • Determined
  • Ambitious
  • Wise
  • Honest
  • Kind and compassionate
  • Just and fair minded

External link

http://www.greatblackheroes.com/civil-rights/rosa-parks/

Quotations

""People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. I was not tired physically, or no more tired than I usually was at the end of a working day. I was not old, although some people have an image of me as being old then. I was forty-two. No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in."" - Rosa Parks

A woman who stood up for black rights

She would not give up her seat for a white person. She started a revolution. She Started a boycot on the buses she is Rosa Parks.

Treated like the lesser, because she was black, she wasn't as privileged. She helped people in jail and she tailored and made dresses. She grew up thinking white people where the enemy. She said "People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. I was not tired physically, or no more tired than I usually was at the end of a working day. I was not old, although some people have an image of me as being old then. I was forty-two. No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in." She started the revolution. She was put in prison.

Life in Rosa Parks's world

Treated like the lesser, because she was black, she wasn't as privileged.

Was Rosa Parks a Hero?

  • She made a diference
  • She stood up for black rights

Things you might not know about Rosa Parks

She tailored dresses and she talked to people that claimed they where innocent in jail.
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