Bearing the Cross Topics for Discussion

David Garrow
This Study Guide consists of approximately 84 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Bearing the Cross.
This section contains 469 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Bearing the Cross Study Guide

Why was Rosa Parks' arrest different from that of Claudia Colbert? Why was it significant that Colbert was pregnant? Could Colbert's arrest have had the same impact as Parks' if she had had the same support as Parks? Why or why not? If these two arrests had happened in modern times, would the result have been the same? Why or why not?

Discuss how Martin Luther King Jr. became involved in the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Why did King elect to become president of the MIA after having recently turned down the presidency of a local chapter of the NAACP? What was different about the role King would play with the MIA? Do you think King earned the fame he received as the president of the MIA? Why or why not? Was King's role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott any different than that of the other leaders involved...

(read more from the Topics for Discussion section)

This section contains 469 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Bearing the Cross Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Bearing the Cross from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.