Beginning of the Columbian Exchange
moved around 10.7 million slaves to America
Sets the free state and slave state line.
Replaces the Missouri Compromise as legislation for free and slave states.
Supreme Court Justice Taney rules that African Americans cannot be citizens under the Constitution.
Lincoln becomes president starting the Civil War
Freed all slaves in southern states.
Black Codes, a rise in Political power of African Americans, share cropping
Desegregates America, allows African Americans to rise to positions of power.
Bob Johnson becomes the first African American billionaire in US history.