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Slavery in the Americas (1450-1900)

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Slavery in the Americas (1450-1900)
Selena Ramos
Raphael Carreno
5th period

1450-1600
1700-1900
1450's
For the first time Slaves are put to work on a sugar plantation
Non-Christians are reduced to slave status
1500's
African slaves were transported to the New World to work on plantation.
Slave uprising occurs in the island of Hispaniola.
300 African slaves were brought Cuba to work in gold mines.
1600's
Slaves first appeared in Bermuda in 1617.
In New Amsterdam (New York), a group of people that were taken as slaves successfully petitioned the government.
1700's
1702, The New York Assembly enacts a law against enslaved Africans.
1704, Elias Neau opens a school for enslaved African Americans.
1800's
1900's
Atlantic Slave Trade
Rosa Parks
1913-2005
Civil Rights Activist
Received many awards during her lifetime
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
1929-1968
Baptist minister
social activist
Led the Civil Rights Movement
Harlem Renaissance
Credits
Important people
George Fox
1624 - 1691
Quaker
religious leader
1900's
The American population becomes segregated after slavery is abolished.
Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat to a white man and is thrown in jail which causes the Montgomery Bus Boycott with Dr. Martin Luther King soon becoming the leader.
"There Was One of two things i had a right to, Liberty or Death; if i could not have one, i would have the other"
-Harriet Tubman (1820-1913)
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http://www.biography.com/people/martin-luther-king-jr-9365086#awesm=~oB4vpHgY54Ew7H
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http://www.blackpast.org/timelines/african-american-history-timeline-1900-2000
http://www.brycchancarey.com/slavery/chrono2.htm
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1550's
1555 A Portuguese Sailor named Fernão de Oliveira wrote a Book called "Arte de Guerra no mar"
John Hawkins of Plymouth was the first English sailor to have African slaves.
1600's
1676, The Quaker, George Fox, published a book in which he urged Quakers to treat their slaves humanely.
Five ships of the Scottish company set sail from Leith to Panama.
Fernao de Oliveira
1507 - c. 1581
historian
Portuguese grammarian
1700's
In Massachusetts, a General Court was petitioned by a group of African slaves for their right to have their freedom.
In Virginia, on November 7th, 1775, slaves were freed if they were going to fight for the British Crown.
1800's
Sally Hemings
c. 1773–1835
owned by Thomas Jefferson
108,435 African Americans were free by the 1800 census.
Slavery is outlawed in Ohio by the Ohio Constitution.
Slavery is abolished in 1865 by the 13th Amendment.
1901, George H. White the last african american congressman, leaves office.
October 11, 1901 Bert Williams and George Walker become the first African American recording artists.
1790-1860
"Those who deny Freedom to others deserve it not for themselves"
-Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
1920-12930's
new found Identity
Culture that changed their status as "Slaves" to "artists"
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