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A. Philip Randolph was born.
April 15, 1889
during the first world war he was arrested for breaking the Espionge Act.
He founded a magazine called the messenger.
He became the president of the brotherhood of sleeping car porters.
He led a campain in favour of racial equilty in the military.
He also became president of the Negro American Labor Council.
He began involved in the March on Washington for jobs and freedom.
principal organizer of the March on Washington.
fundedthe Philip Rondolph Institute.
worked closely with Bayard Rustin in the AFL-CIO
A. Philip Randolph
May 16, 1979
Pullman porter's strike
George Mortimer Pullman born Brocton, Chatauqua County, New York.
March 3 ,1831
On August 1st Pullman acquired the Indianapolis & St. Louis Sleeping Coach Co.
Paine Lines, so-called, merged with Pullman Southern Car Co. on October 10th.
South Pullman is designated as one of the first City of Chicago
Parlor cars introduced into Pullman service.
Construction of the factory shops and the town of Pullman begins.
The company established a shop in St. Louis.
began when 3,000 employees of Pullman Palace Car Company began a strike
Sarah Roberts vs. The City of Boston
david walkers appeal
jan 1 1829
nat turner uprising
Joins the East Baltimore Mental Improvement Society,
Daughter Rosetta is born.
Son Lewis Henry is born.
jacobs escaped to new york
traveled to england
Slavery abolished in the U.S. by the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.
The U.S. Supreme Court rules the Civil Rights Act of 1875 unconstitutional.
Tours Europe and Africa with wife.
Dies suddenly of heart failure while describing the meeting to his wife.
David Walker born in Wilmington, NC
Walker opens a second-hand clothing business
Walker is a key agent in Freedom's Journal
Walker marries a woman known only by the name Emily
First edition of the Appeal is published
Each new publication became more aggressive and outspoken.
jan 1 1830
The exact cause of his death is unknown,
aug 1 1830
Born in Africa, Joseph Cinque was sold into slavery in Havana, Cuba in 1839.
First Africans brought to Virginia.
increase of African slave labor in the british Caribbean for sugar production.
Massachusetts Constitution adopted with freedom clause
Great Britain abolishes slave trade.
U.S. law equates slave trading with piracy, punishable by death.
Missouri is admitted as a slave state
implemented the “gag rule,” on petitions
The Africans are brought to Havana, Cuba by Jose Ruiz
Montes and Ruiz obtain passports to ship “ladinos” to Puerto Principe, Cuba.
Sengbe Pieh (Cinque), a Mende, is seized in West Africa and sold into slavery.
harriett tubman: underground railroad
Araminta Ross [Harriet Tubman] was born into slavery in 1819 or 1820
1819 - 1820
at the age of 25, she married John Tubman
ecaped with piece of paper by a white abolitionist neighbor with two names
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