The Civil Rights Movement: The Montgomery Bus Boycott

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The Civil Rights Movement was a movement taking place in the United States from 1945 to the mid-60’s. The purpose of this movement was to grant a fair amount of rights and privileges to African-American people living in the US, and for them to rightfully be represented and treated as equals to white people. This movement was carried out—for the most part nonviolently—through protests (including marches, boycotts, sit-ins, and other forms of protest), success in supreme court cases, and leaders of the movement having a strong presence in the media and therefore a strong influence over the general population (including whites). One of the most prominent and events of the Civil Rights Movement at this time is the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Although
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