Annotation Timline

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    Annotation Timeline

  • Enslaved Africans Brought to Louisiana

  • Founding of New Orelans

  • Revolutionary War

  • The Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris: The treaty that ended the 6 month revolutionary war between the US and spain. leaving Cuba to Spain and Puerto Rico and Guam under the rule of the US
  • End of Revolutionary War

  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase: Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, arranged for the U.S. to purchase the Louisiana Territories from Napoleon of France in 1803.
    The purchase doubled the size of the United States, giving it both sides of the Mississippi River and the entire Missouri River.
  • Louisiana Statehood

  • Treaty of Fountaineleau

    The treaty was signed on May 30, 1631 between Maximilian I, of Bavaria, and France. They established a secret alliance between the two Catholic states during the Thirty Years' War.
  • The Civil War

  • The Emancipation Proclamation

    The Emancipation Proclamation: A document written and signed by Abraham lincoln It allowed the North to use the slaves they captured and allowed them to serve in the military. It did not free slaves that were not captured.
    The Northern states that had slaves still kept their slaves, the South did not acknowledge President Lincoln's authority
  • End of The Civil War

  • Reconstruction

    the era when the US began adapting to the outcome of the civil war from 1865 to 1877
  • End of Reconstuction

  • First Chicago World's Fair

  • Plessy vs. Ferguson

    a court case that rested on the question of whether the state of Louisiana's law requiring separate car facilities for Whites and Blacks violated the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments of the Constitution.
  • Spanish American War

  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression: in large amounts approx. 7 million african americans began leaving the southern states of the US to infiltrate the northern, midwestern, and the western states to escape racism, to get better jobs, and claim housing
  • WWI

  • End of WWI

    The Great Depression: In large numbers approx. 7 million african americans began leaving the southern states of the US to move to north, midwest, and western areas to escape rascism claim houseing and to work better jobs.
  • Chicago Race Riots

    Racial friction was intensified by the migration of African Americans to the North. On Chicago's South Side, the African American population had increased in 10 years from 44,000 to 109,000. The riot was triggered by the death of an African American youth swimming in Lake Michigan near a beach reserved for whites; he was stoned and he drowned. When police refused to arrest the white man responsible, fighting broke out between gangs of African Americans and whites 38 people died
  • Harlem Renaissaince

  • Great Mississippi Flood

  • End of The Harlem Renaisance

  • The Great Depression of the 1930'a

  • WWII

  • Hansberry vs. Lee

    Hansberry vs. Lee: The case dealt with a racially restrictive covenant that barred African Americans from purchasing or leasing land in a Chicago neighborhood. The covenant had been upheld in a prior class action lawsuit, which had included Lee, along with all the other neighborhood landowners, as members of the class.
  • End of WWII

  • Executive Order 9981

    It abolished racial discrimination in the armed forces and eventually led to the end of segregation in the services.
  • Brown vs. Board of Education

    Brown vs Board of Education: A suit brought about in the summer of 1950 after they tried to enroll their children at various white schools nearer their homes.
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    The Montgomery bus boycott began on December 5, 1955, four days after Rosa Parks' arrest for refusing to give her bus seat to a white man. Although the boycott was originally planned to last only one day, the organizers of the boycott, led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., decided to extend it until the practice of public transportation segregation was outlawed. The boycott ended on December 20, 1956, the day the city of Montgomery received a court order demanding immediate integration of buses.
  • Vietnam War

  • Civil Rights Act

    A law intended to end discrimination based on race, color, religion, or national origin. It is generally considered the most important U.S. law on civil rights since Reconstruction It guarantees equal voting rights prohibits segregation or discrimination in places of public accommodation bans discrimination, including sex-based discrimination, by trade unions, schools.
  • Voting Rights Act

    The Voting Rights Act: An act passed by the U.S. Congress in 1965 to ensure the voting rights of African Americans. Though the Constitution's 15th Amendmen had guaranteed the right to vote regardless of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.
  • End of Bus Boycott

  • Fair Housing Act

    Fair Housing Act: . While the Civil Rights Act of 1866 prohibited discrimination in housing, there were no federal enforcement provisions. The fair housing act prohibited discrimination concerning the sale, rental, and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin, and since 1974, gender.
  • End of Vietnam War