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Make sure you review: http://kingencyclopedia.stanford.edu/encyclopedia/encyclopedia/enc_montgomery_bus_boycott_1955_1956/ (Links to an external site.) which is a timeline of events for the entire boycott start to finish and
review the overview on http://www.montgomeryboycott.com/overview/ (Links to an external site.)
Go to Voices of the boycott
Select 2 individuals from the Voices of the Boycott link . You can also find “stories” of individuals on the right side of the page under Biographies or Profiles. Click on “full list” under each to see all the selections.
Read the story for two different people. You must choose the story for 2 indivduals.
Answer the following 2 questions for each person you pick:
- Name the person you picked and summarize the story of the individual you picked.
Make sure you explain how the person you chose is related to the events in Montgomery and/or the boycott
- How does reading their first hand stories and watching the video interviews add to your understanding of the boycott and segregation in the 1950’s? Be specific.
Give illustrations and examples from the entire story. Be thorough
Answer the above 2 questions for the 2nd person you chose.
Do not number your points and do not repeat the questions by typing them in your written response.
Additional Resources if you desire more information
Montgomery Bus Boycott website
General information with good links