question was Discuss the factors that made possible the rise of the civil rights movement and the emergence of Martin
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Some factors that made possible the rise of the civil rights movement are Brown v. The Board and the arrest of Rosa Parks. Brown v. The Board occurred in May 1954 regarding the “legal segregation of a Kansas public school system” (Brinkley 687). The Supreme Court overturned a previous Supreme Court decision, Plessy v. Ferguson. The Court ruled that “separate but equal” schools for blacks were inherently unequal and therefore unconstitutional. The arrest of Rosa Parks occurred in Montgomery, Alabama in December 1955. Parks refused to give up her bus seat for a white man as required by city ordinance. It started the Civil Rights Movement and an almost nation-wide bus boycott lasting 11 months. Martin Luther King Jr. believed in peaceful protest somewhat like Ghandis who went through so much abuse and didn’t fight back. His strategy differed from the NAACP because while Martin Luther King Jr. did a lot, the NAACP were more vocal and fought more cases trying to diminish inequality. I believe Martin Luther King Jr. was more in tradition with Booker T. Washington because they both believed in education paving the pathway for African Americans obtaining more rights.
During the 1950s civil right movements was on a all time come up and was only growing more, and this was for a couple of different reasons. First, there had already have been some that tried to boycott the bus system, but when Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat and was arrested is when the fire grew ten feet higher. In addition, this, the Jim crow laws made people even more upset which fueled more protest and marches. Also, with all the court cases involving the brown vs board of education of Topeka resulted in deeming segregation in public schools unconstitutional. This made parties from the other side because at the time they wanted things to stay segregated, this made everything even more chaotic I think MLK knew we needed some sort of leader, and he came in just at the right time. MLK was different from the NCAAPs because MLK believed in nonviolent protest while facing racism and injustice.