EL Civics for ESL Students

Rosa Parks Quiz

1. Who was Rosa Parks?

She was an African American activist and civil rights worker. Congress called her the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement.

2. When was she born?

She was born on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama.

3. Why was she arrested?

She was arrested because she refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus to a white man.

4. How long did the Montgomery Bus Boycott last?

It lasted for a little over one year.

5. What organization did Rosa Parks co-found in 1995?

She co-founded the Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self development with Ms. Elaine Eason Steele.

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