Blacks in America

1.

First Slave Ship in America

1619

Jamestown
Year before mayflower
Seasoning period for colonist

Codification of Race Relations

1670 - 1720

Baby's followed status of mother
Rules and regulation for black travel
Illegal to teach slave to read

Royal African Company

1670

Triangular trade

Half of VA is black

1720

Sojourner Truth

1797 - 1883

"Ain't I a Women" speech

Gabriel Prosser rebellion

1800

Failed
Ratted on

Harriet Tubman

1820 - 1913

Moses
Led over 300 slaves out over 19 trips

Denmark Vessey

1822

Charleston, SC
Inspired by Haitian revolt
Set fire to Charleston
planned to set sail to Haiti
Failed - ratted on

William Lloyd Garrison

1831

The liberator

Nat Turner rebellion

1831

South Hampton, VA
Lead Blackman out of America
Led to tightening controls over blacks

Fredrick Douglas

1847

The North Star
Ran away from Baltimore

John Brown

1859

Harpers ferry - backed by secret 6
Pottowattomie - 5 killed

Civil War Amendments

1865 - 1868

13th freed
14th citizenship
15th voting rights

Ida B. Wells

1870 - 1920

Sued Rr company for segregation
Worked with WEB on NAACP

Booker T.

1870 - 1920

Tuskegee institute
Atlanta compromise
"Throw Down your Pail" speech
"Up from Slavery" auto

W.E.B. Dubois

1880 - 1930

Opponent of Booker T.
Niagara Movement - NAACP
Fisk university
Demands complete equality
"The souls of black folks" book

Marcus Garvey

1890 - 1920

Black star line
Back to Africa movement
Sunk maiden voyage

Plessy v. Ferguson

1896

Seperate but equal

First migration

1914 - 1918

500,000 move north

Harlem renaissance

1920

Race Riots

1920

KKK

New Negro movement

1920

Depression

1929 - 1939

Last hired - First fired
AAA hurt blacks (shrunk share cropping)

WWII

1941 - 1945

Tuskegee airmen

Truman

1947

Desegregates armed forces

Jackie Robinson

1947

Broke baseballs color barrier

Brown v. Board

1954

First: when you can
Revised: immediately
Earl warren - judge

Little Rock, AK

1957

101st airborne to desegregate

MLK

1957

SCLC

Rosa Parks

1957

Bus boycott
Montgomery, AL

Voter Education Program

1962

Birmingham vs. Bull Conner - biggest opponent

George Wallace

1962

Blocked blacks from entering Mississippi U

Freedom Riders

1962

Forcing segregation

March on Washington

1963

MLK "I have a dream"

Civil Rights Act

1964 - 1965

LBJ

Malcolm X

1965

Assassination

MLK

1968

Assassinated

Jesse Jackson

1980

Ran for democratic nomination

HW Bush

1989

Appointed 2nd black justice
Clarence Thomas

Obama

2008 - 2016

First Black President