200 Years of Prejudice

Timeline created by jamesmacadam
  • Abraham Lincoln is born

  • Abraham Lincoln becomes 16th US president

  • American Civil War begins

  • Abraham Lincoln gives the Gettysburg address

  • American Civil War ends (Union defeated Confederates)

  • Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth

  • Slavery is abolished

  • Word War I begins

  • The US enters Word War I

  • Nelson Mandela is born

  • World War I ends

  • Martin Luther King Jr is born

  • Malcom X is born (born Malcom Little)

  • The Depression begins

  • The Scottsboro Trials begin

  • The Scottsboro Trials end

  • Rubin "The Hurricane" Carter is born

  • World War II begins

  • The Depression Ends

  • Pearl Harbour is bombed

  • The US enters World War II

  • World War II ends in Europe (V-E Day) May 1945

  • The US bomb Hiroshima

  • Steve Biko is born

  • Rubin "The Hurricane" Carter starts his professsional boxing career

  • Barak Obama is born

  • Nelson Mandela is arrested and imprisoned

  • Martin Luther King Jr gave his "I Have A Dream" speech

  • Malcom X is assassinated

  • Rodney King is born

  • Rubin "The Hurricane" Carter ends his professional boxing career

  • Rubin "The Hurricane" Carter is imprisoned for murder

  • Martin Luther King Jr is assassinated by James Earl Ray

  • Steve Biko, the apartheid activist, is killed in police custody

  • Nelson Mandela gets out of prison

  • Rodney King is beaten by police officers in LA

  • Nelson Mandela becomes president of South Africa

  • Nelson Mandela ends his term as South Africa's president

  • Barak Obama is elected as 44th President of the US. He is the first African-Amaerican President

    He is the first Afrian-American President
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    200 Years of Prejudice