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Works Cited

Primary Sources
Montgomery Bus Boycott Newspaper. imgarcade. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Nov. 2014.
<http://imgarcade.com/1/rosa-parks-bus-boycott-newspaper-article/>. This website had
any images of newspapers relating to Rosa Parks. I got this picture from it about the
Montgomery Bus Boycott. it helped me because now I can see that Rosa's actions spread
around the news quickly, and it gave me another primary source.
NAACP Logo. CBS6. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Nov. 2014. <http://wtvr.com/2012/07/14/civil-rightspioneer-willis-edwards-dies-at-66/>. This website helped me although it had nothing to
do with my topic. It had no information about Rosa Parks, but it provided me with a
picture of the NAACP logo. I needed this to show the program Rosa was involved in.
Newspaper Article: School Segregation Ended. Sea8socialstudies. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Nov. 2014.
<https://sea8socialstudies.wordpress.com/2012/12/>. Even though it didn't have
information about Rosa Parks, from this website I got a photo of a newspaper article on
ending school segregation. You can see that Rosa's actions led to desegregation of places
other than city buses. for example, this newspaper article is about segregation of schools
being banned.
Parks, Rosa. Rosa Parks: My Story. New York: Puffin, 1992. Print. This book was the most
helpful of all my sources. First off, it was a primary source. Also, it gave me all of the
information about leadership and legacy that I needed. Lastly, all of that stuff, I got to
hear from Rosa's point of view because it was her autobiography.
- - -. "3/25/65: RosaParks in Montgomery." Montgomery, Alabama. 25 Mar. 1965. ABC News.
N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Nov. 2014. <http://abcnews.go.com/Archives/video/march-25-1965-

rosa-parks-montgomery-13021734>. This website was a primary source that gave me a

video of Rosa Parks making a speech. From this I now know Rosa Park's point of view. I
could also tell by how many people attended that many people looked up to her and
respected her.
"Rosa Parks." Britannica Image Quest. Britanica, n.d. Web. 23 Oct. 2014.
<http://quest.eb.com/#/search/rosa-parks/1/115_862270/Rosa-Parks>. This photo shows
what Rosa Parks looked like. She was just like any normal African American lady. You
can see from this how any normal person can speak up, lead others, and be very
"Rosa Parks Historical Refusal Essay." Education Place. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Oct. 2014.
<http://www.eduplace.com>. This website helped me because it gave me a primary
source. It had an excerpt from an essay written by Rosa Parks. From the essay I know
that Rosa Parks was tired of segregation and being treated unfairly.
"Rosa Parks & Martin Luther King / 1955." Britannica Image Quest. Britannica, n.d. Web. 13
Oct. 2014. <http://quest.eb.com/#/search/rosa-parks/1/109_175494/Rosa-Parks--MartinLuther-King--1955>. From this photo you can tell that Rosa Parks wasn't by herself in
fighting for civil rights. Martin Luther King Jr. was with her throughout the whole
journey. This photo also shows you what both Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr.
looked like.
"Rosa Parks Mug Shot 1955." Britannica Image Quest. Britannica, n.d. Web. 18 Oct. 2014.
This photo shows what Rosa Parks looked like. It also shows her consequence for

refusing to give up her seat to a white man. It shows how being a leader, by standing up
for her own and other African American's rights, got her arrested.

Secondary Sources
Garrow, David J. "Parks, Rosa Louise." World Book Student. World Book, 2014. Web. 29 Oct.
2014. This website was organized very neatly. I could easily find any information I
needed under the subheadings. It gave me information about how Rosa Parks was a
Marks-Ellis Annette. "Rosa Parks." Great Lives From History: The Twentieth Century (2008): 1.
Biography Reference Center. Web. 3 Nov. 2014. This article had many important dates of
significant events in Rosa Parks' life. It had information about how people looked up to
her as a leader. It also gave details about the legacy she left behind
"Parks, Rosa Louise (19132005)." Encyclopedia Americana. Grolier Online, 2014. Web. 29
Oct. 2014. This article gave me a ton of information on how Rosa Parks was a leader.
It shows that Rosa Parks was a leader by showing what she did in her community. She
lead many events that influenced society.
"Parks, Rosa." Current Biography (Bio Ref Bank) (2006): Biography Reference Bank (H.W.
Wilson). Web. 3 Nov. 2014. This article did not have much information, but what it did
have was very useful. It gave facts about what Rosa Parks did to contribute to her
community. It also was written very well, so I got a great quote from it, which I needed
for my research.

"Rosa Parks." History. N.p., 2009. Web. 30 Sept. 2014. <http://www.history.com>. This website
had information on what Rosa Parks did that began the Montgomery Bus Boycott. It
showed what happened in effect of the boycott. It also had videos and speeches.
"Rosa Parks." infoplease. N.p., 2000-2014. Web. 20 Oct. 2014. <http://www.infoplease.com>.
This website helped me understand what Rosa Parks' legacy was. I now know what she
left behind. Although it did help, this website did not have a lot of information.
"Rosa Parks - Biography - Civil Rights Activist (1913 - 2005)." Biography. N.p., n.d. Web. 22
Nov. 2014. <http://www.biography.com>. This website was very useful because it had a
lot of information. It had background information (about her childhood/ early life). It also
gave information about all of the events leading up to the boycott, what made her a
leader, and what her legacy was.
"Rosa Parks: Civil Rights Activist." African American Registry. N.p., 2000-2013. Web. 20 Oct.
2014. <http://www.aaregistry.org>. This website shows how powerful of a leader Rosa
Parks was. It tells about her legacy, and that her actions were the turning point in the
African American battle for civil rights. This website was helpful by showing me that
Rosa Parks had strong beliefs, and did whatever she had to do to be a great leader.