Montgomery Bus Boycott Quiz

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  • 1
    The boycott was sparked by Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat on the bus to a white passenger.
  • 2
    Fred Gray was one of the ministers who took part in the movement.
  • 3
    The boycotters demanded courteous treatment by bus drivers, first-come, first-serve seating, and employment of African American bus drivers.
  • 4
    The Women's Political Council was one of the groups which opposed the desegregation of the buses.
  • 5
    The whites who opposed desegregation often responded with violence.
  • 6
    Browder v. Gayle was the case that lead to the victory for the boycotters.
  • 7
    Desegregation took place as soon as the federal district court ruled on the Bowder v. Gayle case.
  • 8
    In the end, the blacks were allowed to sit virtually anywhere they wanted to on the buses.
  • 9
    The boycott was one of the first major victories for the Alabama Desegregation Movement.
  • 10
    The boycott lasted 381 days.

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