History's HEROES? Dated 1913 - 2005

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks

Created by

Maxime and Yohan

Location

Tuskegee - Montgomery (Alabama)
Place of birth and lived here with her family

Achievements

    Characteristics

    • Brave / Courageous
    • Altruistic (puts other first e.g. risks or gives life for others)
    • Clever
    • Visionary (has far reaching ideas)
    • Determined

    Quotations

    "Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome." - Rosa Parks

    "I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free... so other people would be also free." - Rosa Parks

    The girl who refused to stand up in front of a white man

    She was the pioneer of the defense of the rights of American Blacks, and the 1st of December 1955, she refused to stand up to give her seat for White.

    When she was young, she suffered the racism very quickly. For instance, a community burnt her school twice. She married to Raymond Parks who was an activist for the civil rights. From 1930 to 1955, Rosa Parks was couturier but whe also worked like an nursing auxiliary. The first of December 1955, She was in a bus in the town of Montgomery and she decided that she didn't stand up to leave her place to a White man so she was arrested by a policeman in the street. She paid a 15$ fine after her lawsuit. In 1999, Bill Clinton offered Rosa the price of american congress. She died in 2005.

    Life in Rosa Louise McCauley Parks's world

    Her life wasn't be avoidable.

    Was Rosa Louise McCauley Parks a Hero?

    • She talked for all black people in the world when she said that she didn't want stand up in this bus.

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