Historic fiction project Katie R

Civil rights stuff in 50s and 60s

Montgomery bus boycot

1955 - 1956

The Montgomery bus boy cot begins and lasts for a year

rosa parks

august 1 1955 - august 2 1955

Rosa parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus .

Emmett Till is murdered

August 28 1955 - August 29 1955

Emmett Till was murdered this day .

Montgomery bus boycott bombing

January 1956 - February 1956

White men were angry about the Montgomery bus boycott and bombed four african american churches and homes of civil rights leaders.

Death of Martin Luther King Jr.

1965 - 1966

Martin Luther King Jr. was shot to death in his room .

Mississippi trial

Hiram's grandma dies

1948 - 1949

Grandpa sat Hiram on his lap and told him that his grandma had died .

Hiram moves to Arizona

August 1948 - september 1948

Hiram moves away from Mississippi to Arizona.

Hiram visits his Grandpa in Greenwood

August 19 1955 - August 20 1955

Hiram leaves Arizona for a little bit to go visit his grandpa in Greenwood .

Emmett Till is murdered

August 28 1955 - August 29 1955

Emmett Till was shot in the head and drowned in the river by three men .

Trial

September 19 1955 - September 20, 1955

September 19 will be the beginning of the Emmet till Trial .