Rosa Lee McCauley Parks By: Casey Introduction… Rosa Parks, or Rosa Lee McCauley Parks was born February 4th,1913.She was born in Tuskegee, Alabama, United States. She died October 24th,2005.She would’ve been 97 this year. Rosa’s Childhood a) Her parents are James McCauley and Leona Edwards b) At age eleven, she moved with her aunt to Montgomery c) She was brave enough to stand up to us white people d) She started school on August 12th,1924. Family life a) At 2 yrs old, she moved to Pine Level, Alabama with her grandparents b) Her dad is a carpenter, her mother’s a teacher. c) Her mother said to her one day “Take advantage of opportunities no matter how few they are” Education and Schools a) She earned her diploma in 1934 (at the age 21) b) She went to Alabama State Teachers Collage. c) She also went to the Montgomery Industrial School for Girls. (an all black school.) “Quotes” • “Each person must live their life as a model for others”-Rosa Parks • “It was not pre-arranged. It just happened that the driver made a demand and I just didn't feel like obeying his demand. I was quite tired after spending a full day working.”-Rosa Parks • “Why do you all push us around?”-Rosa Parks MAP!!!!!!!! Other personal information a) She was suffering from a) She got arrested in 1955 “Progressive dementia” because she refused to b) She wrote seven give up her seat to a different books; Working white person with a fine for Equality, Rosa Parks of $15. My Story, Rosa Parks, b) She married a barber Quiet Strength, Oh, named Raymond Parks Freedom!, Murder on in 1932. the Highway, the Bus c) She died in her sleep Ride, I am Rosa parks & Dear Mrs. Parks. Career a) She was a secretary at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). b) She worked for the NAACP from 1943-1956 and worked long shifts c) On march 1st she started working for receptionist & office assistant d) She also worked as a field hand, babysitter, cleaned classrooms, seamstress, office clerk and domestic. TIMELINE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Rosa Parks Timeline Starts school at the Stoped working for the M ontgomery School for NAACP. girls. She married Raymond Parks. She died October 24th, Rosa Parks is born. She got her diploma. 2005. 1913 1923 1933 1943 1953 1963 1973 1983 1993 2003 Rosa started school. Started working as a receptionist/ office Rosa's brother is born. assistant. She got arrested because She retired. she didn't give her seat up. Started to work at the NAACP Trivia Question Q: When is her birthday and how old would she have been this year??? a) May 16th,1910 and 100. b) April 20th ,1913 and 97. c) February 4th , 1913 and 97. d) March 28th ,1950 and 67. 97. C) February 4th,1913 and Resources http://womenshistory.about.com http://www.buzzle.com http://www.bookfinder.com http://gardenofpraise.com http://www.rosaparksfacts.com http://www.docstoc.com http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk http://www.brainyquote.com That’s my presentation!!!!!!!!!!