This timeline shows Rosa Parks civil rights work and the progression of the civil rights movement after Rosa started the Montgomery Bus Boycott. (4)TTThis
1943-Rosa is denied the right to register to vote and is put off a city bus for refusing to enter through the back door. Becomes secretary of the Montgomery NAACP.
1944-Rosa is denied the right to vote for the second time.
1945-Successfully registers to vote.
1949-Becomes advisor to NAACP Youth Council.
Dec. 1, 1955-Is arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus.
Dec. 5, 1955-The Montgomery Bus Boycott begins.
Feb. 21, 1956-Is indicted along with 89 other for boycotting city buses.
Nov. 13, 1956-The U.S. Supreme Court rules segregation on Montgomery buses as unconstitutional.
Dec. 21, 1956- Montgomery city buses are integrated for the first time; the bus boycott ends after 381 days.
Progression of civil rights after the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
1957-President Dwight Eisenhower sends the U.S. Army's 10tst Airborne Division to protect black students integrating the Little Rock (Arkansas) Central High School. Southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) is founded with Martin Luther King Jr. as it's first president.
1960-Black college students stage lunch counter sit-ins at the Greensboro, North Carolina, Woolworth's Civil Rights Act of 1960 signed into law student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) formed.
1962-President J.F.K. federalizes Mississippi National Guard to secure the admission of James Meredith to the University of Mississippi.
1963-Massive Civil Rights Demonstrations in Birmingham, Alabama, and the response of the white power structure.
1964-President Lyndon B. Johnson declares, "We shall overcome," on national television. The Civil Rights Bill of 1964 is signed into law.
1965-Voting Rights Act of 1965 signed into law.
Though the Montgomery Bus Boycott was probably one of Rosa's greatest works in Civil Rights, it was not the extent to her involvement. Before the boycott, Rosa was secretary and advisor of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Youth Division. She was also pulling for her right to vote, after getting denied multiple times Rosa finally succeeded in acquiring this right. Rosa also worked and consulted with Martin Luther King Jr., and was certainly a great help in gaining civil rights.