Race

Timeline created by BrunoDias
In History
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    To legally put an end to slavery and forced servitude, unless it is being used as a form of punishment for a crime.
  • The Rise Of The KKK

    The Rise Of The KKK
    The white supremacist organization Ku Klux Klan (KKK) who claim to be protecting American values and the American way of life from groups that include but are not limited to blacks, immigrants, Jews, atheists, and a host of other imagined moral enemies.
  • Social Darwinism

    Social Darwinism
    The theory that human groups and races are subject to the same laws of natural selection as Charles Darwin recognized in plants and animals in nature.
  • McKinley's view on the Philippines

    McKinley's view on the Philippines
    Mckinley states that he felt as though the Philippines “fell into his hands”. He concludes his speech by saying, “There was nothing left for us to do but to take them all, and to educate the Filipinos, and uplift and civilize and Christianize them, and by God’s grace do the very best we could by them, as our fellow-men for whom Christ also died.” (“William Mckinley on American Expansion”, 1903).
  • Race Riots

    Race Riots
    This included mob violence, murder and firebombings by white rioters occurring in black communities. Weldon Johnson wrote, “Can’t they understand that the more Negroes they outrage, the more determined the whole race becomes to secure the full rights and privileges of freemen?” (American Yawp Chapter 21: “World War 1 & Its Aftermath”).
  • the Harlem Renaissance

    the Harlem Renaissance
    This did actually bring together a mass of black people initiated by race pride. This brought ideas of Pan Africanism which had African people feel more secure and had some power in the world politically, economically and psychologically.
  • Japanese Internment Camps

    Japanese Internment Camps
    Established by President Roosevelt during World War II Japanese internment camps forcefully relocated both Japanese and American Japanese.
  • Black Power Movement/Black panthers

    Black Power Movement/Black panthers
    The Black Power movement was a political and social movement in the 1960s and 70s whose beliefs were about racial Pride self-sufficienty and equality. The Black Panther Party took the Civil Rights Movement in a drastically different direction then Mather Luther King's pacifist methods with many of its members openly carrying firearms.
  • "I Have A Dream" Speech

    "I Have A Dream" Speech
    The "I Have a Dream" speech that Martin Luther King delivered on the "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom" put a spotlight on the racial Injustice in America and asked for civil and economic rights as well as the end of racism.
  • Black Lives Matter

    Black Lives Matter
    Black Lives Matter is an international activist movement, beggining in the African-American community. The movement campaigns against violence and systemic racism towards black people.