Influence Of The Jim Crow Laws: Rosa Parks

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Rosa Parks Although she was known as Rosa Parks, she was born Rosa Louise McCauley on February 4th, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. As a child she lived with her grandparents and developed strong roots by going to church with them. During Rosa's childhood she was influenced by the Jim Crow Laws. Rosa was home-schooled until the age of eleven, and then she attended a segregated public school which was known as the Industrial School For Girls in Montgomery, Alabama. Earning her high school degree in 1933, she then went on to get a secondary education. She was going to a lab school but eventually dropped out because she wanted to care for her grandmother who was very ill. On December 1st, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat for a white

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