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Stamped-Charles Harris

  • 1415

    Prince Henry's Caper

    Prince Henry's Caper
    Prince henrys goal was to capture the main muslum trading depot{in} moccro 22
  • 1450

    The World's First Racist

    The World's First Racist
    According to Kendi and Reynolds, "Zurara was the first person to write about and defend Black human ownership" (25).
  • Period: 1451 to

    ¨History of Racism and Antiracism¨

    There was a lot of racism back then but now in 2020 we are becoming more civilized. There was slavery and now its abolished there is no more slavery but there is still racism
  • 1526

    First Known African Racist

     First Known African Racist
    Johannes Leo, also known Leo Africanus, "echoed Zurara's sentiments of Africans, his own people [and called them...] hypersexual savages" (26-7).
  • 1577

    Curse Theory

     Curse Theory
    In Chapter 2 of "Stamped," Reynolds explains that "English travel writer George Best determined [...] that Africans were, in fact, cursed" (30).
  • Jamestown's First Slaves

    Jamestown's First Slaves
    A Latin American ship was seized by pirates and "twenty Angolans [on board were sold to] the governor of Virginia"(36).
  • Richard Mather's Arrival

     Richard Mather's Arrival
    Richard Mather was a Puritan who came to America to practice a "more disciplined and rigid" (32) form of Christianity.
  • Cotton Mather is Born

    Cotton Mather is Born
    Richard Mather wife dies. John cotton dies cotton mather was obseesd with being perfect
  • "Voluntary" Slaves

    "Voluntary" Slaves
    According to Richard Baxter, some "Africans [...] wanted to be slaves so that they could be baptized" (39).
  • Creation of White Privileges

    Creation of White Privileges
    In response to Nathaniel Bacon's uprising, local government decided to give "all Whites [...] absolute power to abuse any African person" (45).
  • First Antiracist Writing in the Colonies

    First Antiracist Writing in the Colonies
    The Mennonites were against slavery because they "equat[ed]" (41) discrimination based on skin color to discrimination based on religion
  • The Witch Hunt Begins!

    The Witch Hunt Begins!
    Samuel Parris of Massachusetts in 1692 Believed that his nine year old daughter died because of a witch curse. That was all it took the witch hunt begins. In nearly every instance ¨ the devil¨ who was preying upon innocent White Puritans was described as black. Salem witch hunt made the black face of criminality (pg 49- 50)
  • First Great Awakening

    First Great Awakening
    First Great Awakening, which swept through the colonies in the 1730s,spearhead by a Connecticut man named Jonathan Edward. He believed in human equality he didn't believe whites were better than blacks
  • American Philosophical Society (APS)

    American Philosophical Society (APS)
    Benjamin Franklin created "a club for smart (White) people" (57) to discuss ideas and philosophy.
  • The (American) Enlightenment

    The (American) Enlightenment
    Enlightenment just means to be informed. Light was seen as a metaphor for intelligence,slavery wasn't about people it was about profit Pg. 56-57
  • Phyllis Wheatley's Test

    Phyllis Wheatley's Test
    Wheatley "proved herself [as intelligent and] human" (60) by passing a test given by some of the smartest men in the country at the time.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    In 1776 Thomas Jefferson Wrote ¨all men are created equal.¨ Slaves were taking matters into their own hands.They were running away from plantions all over the south by the tens of thousands. Did he believe all men were created people or just white men. Thomas Jefferson had over 200 slaves. Pg (68).
  • The Three Fifths Compromise

    The Three Fifths Compromise
    Every five slaves equaled three humans to do the math that like fifteen slaves in one room on paper they only counted as nine people. They believe that slaves were both human and subhuman. Segregation's and assimilation may have had different intentions but both of them agreed that black people were inferior Pg. 73-74
  • The Haitian Revolution

    The Haitian Revolution
    In August 1791 close to half a million enslaved Africans in Hati rose up against the french rule. The africans in Haiti won. (Pg.75)
  • (Possibly) North America's Biggest Uprising

    (Possibly) North America's Biggest Uprising
    Hundreds of captive were supposed to march on Richmond, the Governor was arrested.Among Virgina poor whites and natives americans. Pg.80
  • Jeffersons slave trade act

    Jeffersons slave trade act
    Black people didn't want to go back to a place they never knew.Thomas Jefferson became president 1801.He bought a new slave trade act. their goal was to stop import of people from Africa and the Caribbean into america. Pg.82
  • The Missouri compromise

    The Missouri compromise
    There was a geographical conundrum to be dealt with.Would Missiouri be considered a slave state or a free state, there was a bill passed to admit missiouri into the the union (the north) as a slave state. The missiouri comprise of 1820, admit missiouri as a slave state but theyd also admit maine as a free state. Pg.86-87
  • Thomas Jefferson's Death

    Thomas Jefferson's Death
    That the Africans were bought to this land. Enslaved of drained abilities and growing crops. They wanted to send them back to Europe. By the spring of 1826, his health detained his health deteriorated to the point he couldn't leave home. He couldn't leave the bed and couldn't go to fiftieth anniversary of the declaration of the Independence. (Pg. 88)
  • Garrison's First Abolition Speech

    Garrison's First Abolition Speech
    American Colonization Society tried to get freed slaves to go back to Africa to set up there own colony. A fire brand named William Garrison was to give a forth of July address in 1829. Garrison was smart and forward thinking and worked as an editor of Quaker-run abolitionist newspapers.Garrison was unafraid to speak out against colonization. He favored a gradual abolition-a freedom in steps. pg.95-96
  • Nat Turners Rebellion

    Nat Turners Rebellion
    The idea was challenged by a man who disagreed with not only the idea of gradual equality but also the idea that Black people needed white people to save them. They called upon god to plan and execute a massive crusade and uprising would free slaves. (pg.98)
  • AASS Abolitionist Pamphlets

    AASS Abolitionist Pamphlets
    In May 1835 members decided to rely on the new technology of mass printing. The Garrison began flooding the market with improved abolitionist information, slaveholders didn't know what was coming. A million antislavery pamphlets distributed by the end of the year (pg.99)
  • Samuel Morton's Theories

    Samuel Morton's Theories
    Garrison would buck that trend and start a newspaper, the Liberator. This paper relaunched the abolitionist movement among white people. This idea was challenged by a man who disagreed with not Pg 101-102
  • Frederick Douglass' Narrative Published

    Frederick Douglass' Narrative Published
    The man Frederick Douglas In June 1845, narrative of life he was a american slave. John C.Calhoun a senator from south Carolina was fighting even for Texas to become a slave state in the 1844 election. Pg 102-103
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Tom was a slave then sold down the river. They said since docile black people made the best slaves to man they made the best Christmas. Pg 104-108
  • Start of Civil War

    Start of Civil War
    Pg. 113-114. What is secession? It meant to withdraw from being a the action of withdrawing formally from membership of a federation or body, especially a political state. Which states seceded? It started with south carolina
  • The Emancipation Proclamation

    The Emancipation Proclamation
    A bill passed that declared all Confederate owned Africans who escaped to union lines or who reside in territories occupied by the union to be forever free of their servitude. Pg.115-116
  • End of Civil War

     End of Civil War
    Pg. 117. What was Reconstruction?the action or process of reconstructing or being reconstructed. What rights did Lincoln want Black people to have? Lincoln delivered his plan for reconstruction in the plan he said what no president said before. That blacks(the intelligent ones) should have the right to vote.
  • 40 Acres and a Mule

    40 Acres and a Mule
    Freedom in America was like quick sand it looked solid until a black person tries to stand on it. Antiracists were fighting against all these things. Some people like Pennsylvania congressman Thaddeus Stevens, even fought for the redistribution of land to award former slaves forty acres to work for themselves. (Pg.120)
  • The Fifteenth Amendment

    The Fifteenth Amendment
    Andrew Johnson did everything he could to keep black people as ¨free¨ slaves. In response, black people had to fight to build their own institutions. HBCU. Pg.121-2
  • Black Codes and Jim Crow

    Black Codes and Jim Crow
    Andrew Johnson reversed a lot lincons promises allowing confederate states to bar blacks from voting.Black people from living freely - were created Pg.119