Rosa Parks Civil Rights Movement
Rosa Parks was known as the mother of the Modern Day Civil Rights Movement. Parks became known for refusing to give up her seat to make space for a white passenger. Her actions resulted in the start Montgomery Bus Boycott, which is one of the largest movements against racial segregation. Her actions launched Martin Luther King Jr. mission to get equal right for everyone regardless of color or social background. He later devoted his life to endorsing the importance in the civil rights movement. The Montgomery Bus Boycott continued for more than a year. It finally took the United States Supreme Court to end the boycott. Because of Rosa Parks, actions on November 13, 1956 the Alabama State Court declared that it was illegal for Alabama's state and local laws to advocate segregation buses. On December 20th federal sanction were served on the city and bus company officials forcing them to follow the Supreme Court's ruling.
Clarissa Harlowe Barton
In the beginning of the Civil War, Clarrisa Barton devoted her life's work to helping soldiers on the front. When she started, her mission women were prohibited from being in military hospitals, camps or on battlefields. She finally gained the trust of these officials and began collecting supplies from all over the country. Her work resulted in her being known as the "Angel of the Battlefield." She became the superintendent of Union nurses in 1864 where she practiced nursing only on battlefields. Clarrisa Barton expanded the mission of the Red Cross to include assisting with national disaster, which played an intricate part of the United States being labeled "Good Samaritan of Nations" . Barton was the President of the American National Red Cross for twenty-two years where she implemented the structure of the Red Cross to fit the needs of the United States during wartime and peacetime. Barton worked closely with Susan B. Anthony, Lucy Stone and others to fight for the...