Time line of racial America

Events

Dutch East india company captures first slaves from Africa

1619

Lynching begins (originating from Amercian revolution)

1765

KKK begins

1856

Lincoln puts forth the idea to abolish slavery in America

1860

the "slave trade" was put forth to ablolish slavery in America

1861

Share cropping becomes prevelant

1870

a second branch of KKK begins

1915

KKK reaches peak popularity

1920

MLK

1920 - 1960

Southern Tenant farmers gain power

1930 - 1939

share cropping fades away

1940 - 1949

Civil rights Movement

1954 - 1968

Rosa Park bus incident

1955

bus segregation ends

1956