The Benefits Of The Montgomery Bus Boycott

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One of the major goals of the American Civil Rights Movement is to give all people, regardless of race, equal rights. In the United States, civil rights are supposed to be for all people. Throughout history, people have had to fight for their rights when others tried to deny them. Today, all people enjoy the benefits of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and what it has brought to the United States. The Montgomery Bus Boycott changed the course of history, and without it, things would not be as they are today.
The Montgomery Bus Boycott was a mass civil rights protest against bus segregation. Participators wanted to have black drivers as well as a courtesy, but the bus company said no. It was originally just a one day protest, but it ended up being really successful. The protest eventually turned into a 381 day bus boycott. Over 40,000 African Americans participated in the first day, which ended up making the protest so successful. After all, the reasoning behind this was Rosa Parks. Rosa Parks got on the bus after a long day at work. She was told to move out of her seat so a white man could sit down. When she refused, she was arrested and then bailed out by E.D. Nixon. Soon after, this bus boycott was formed by multiple civil rights leaders. For example E.D. Nixon, Martin Luther King Jr, Jo Ann Robinson and Rosa Parks were some of the main leaders. During this time, African Americans didn’t ride the buses at all. They either walked to work or to where they needed to get to. If
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