The African American community was put to work in the Cotton Farms.
No more slaves are allowed to be imported from Africa.
Banned slavery in the places North of the Missouri Border.
An underground railroad system of slaves trying to escape from the brutality of their owners
Conflict between the North and the South regarding decisions on slaves.
The KKK begins mass killings of African Americans.
President Lincoln made it a law that slaves should be "forever freed".
For the first time, African Americans are given the right to vote.
Segregation separates blacks from white in places such as schools, and bathrooms.
Migration of African Americans from the South to the North
The African Americans are allowed to fight in war, and they represent their country for the first time.
First Black male in the MLB, and gives hope to their race.
Rosa parks says no to a white person and does not give up her seat on the bus.
MLK gives an inspirational speech on how African Americans can live out their dreams of being equals.
Obama becomes the first Black President, and serves two terms in office.