Unit 04: Race (Lewis)

How, if at all, have we progressed? Focus on African Americans (Izzy, Frances, )

African Americans

Constitution Drafted

1787

Second Great Awakening

1790 - 1830

French Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen

1791

American Colonization Society (ACS)

1817

One step in the emancipation movement

Garrison publishes the Liberator, an antislavery newspaper

1831

American Anti-Slavery Society

1833

Slavery Abolished in the British Empire

1833

Elijah P. Lovejoy is killed

1837

He was killed by a proslavery mob in Alton, Illinois

meeting of American Anti-Slavery Society

1840

liberty party created

1840

publication of Douglass' autobiography

1845

Seneca Falls Convention

1848

William Lloyd Garrison burns the Constitution

1850

Dred Scott Case

1857

Civil War

1861 - 1865

13th Amendment

1865

KKK is started

1866

Civil Rights Act

1866

14th Amendment

1868

15th Amendment

1869

Susan B Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Staton found the NWSA

1869

John Rainey and Hiram Rhodes Revels take office

1870

Cruickshank decision

1876

Plessy vs. Ferguson

1896

Civil Rights revolutions

1950 - 1959

Brown V Board of Education

1954

Rosa Parks

1955

March on Washington

1963

24th Amendment

1964

American Presidents

George Washington

1789 - 1797

John Adams

1797 - 1801

Thomas Jefferson

1801 - 1809

James Madison

1809 - 1817

James Monroe

1817 - 1825

J. Quincy Adams

1825 - 1829

Andrew Jackson

1829 - 1837

M. Van Buren

1837 - 1841

William Harrison

1841

John Tyler

April, 1841 - 1845

James Polk

1845 - 1849

Zachary Taylor

1849 - July, 1850

Millard Fillmore

1850 - 1853

Franklin Pierce

1853 - 1857

James Buchanan

1857 - 1861

Abraham Lincoln

1861 - 1865

Events