Rosa Parks Research Paper by hicaliber

Rosa Parks
This paper describes the role of Rosa Parks in the Civil Rights Movement.
# 95823 | 1,067 words | 5 sources | APA | 2007 | US

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This paper traces the origins of the Civil Rights Movement in America, starting with Rosa Parks and the Montgomery bus boycott. The author shows how Parks' act of defiance ultimately led to the involvement of the major leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, including Martin Luther King. The paper includes a biography of King's life, influences and his impact on civil rights. Also described are some of King's speeches. The paper concludes that ordinary people like Rosa Parks showed the way forward to eventually affect change in American policies toward blacks and whites.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Rosa Parks Biography: Pioneer of Civil Rights. 5 Nov. 2006.
  • The Civil Rights Movement 1955-1965: Introduction. 5 Nov. 2006.
  • King and the Civil Rights Movement. 5 Nov. 2006.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Quotations. 5 Nov. 2006.
  • The Montgomery Bus Boycott. 4 Nov. 2006.

Cite this Research Paper:

APA Format

Rosa Parks (2007, June 03) Retrieved October 19, 2020, from

MLA Format

"Rosa Parks" 03 June 2007. Web. 19 October. 2020. <>