Ms.Zazaboi's History Timeline

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    The First Industrial Revolution

  • Queen Victoria Comes into reign

  • The Daguerre-Niepce method of photography is presented to the academy of science.

  • Crystal Palace in London is Built

  • Indian Rebellion of 1857

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    Civil War

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    Reconstruction Era

  • 13th Amendment Passed

    13th Amendment Passed
    "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction."
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    Fort Sumner Imprisonment

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    Jim Crow Laws

  • Thomas Edison Patents the Photograph

  • Thomas Edison invents a practical Light Bulb

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    Carlisle Indian Boarding School

  • Geranimo Turn Himself in

    Geranimo Turn Himself in
    On September 4, 1886, Apache leader Geronimo surrenders to U.S. government troops. For 30 years, the mighty Native American warrior had battled to protect his tribe's homeland; however, by 1886 the Apaches were exhausted and hopelessly outnumbered.
  • Kodak Box Camera Changes the Country

    George Eastman
  • Henry Ford Invents First Automobile

  • Hawai'ian queen Liliuokalani Overthrown by U.S.

    Hawai'ian queen Liliuokalani Overthrown by U.S.
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    Philippine - American War

  • Roosevlet Speech "Expansion of the White Races"

    Roosevlet Speech "Expansion of the White Races"
    There is 1 feature in the expansion of the peoples of white, or European, blood during the past 4 centuries which should never be lost of sight of, especially by those who denounce such expansion on moral grounds. On the whole, the movement has been fraught w/ lasting benefit 2 most of the peoples already dwelling in the lands over which the expansion took place.
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    Eugenics + Forced Sterilization

    dark turn in early 20th century. 1909-79 20,000+ sterilizations in Ca mental institutions to protect society from offspring of people w/ mental illness. Many sterilizations were forced + performed on minorities. 33 states allow involuntary sterilization in whomever lawmakers deemed unworthy to procreate.
    1927: U.S. Supreme Court ruled that forced sterilization of handicapped does not violate U.S. Constitution.
    1930s: Menendez Ramos,
    1970-1976: 25-50% of N.A. were sterilized between
  • Picture Brides

    Picture Brides
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    Mexican Revolution

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    after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. During the conflict, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria + the Ottoman Empire (the Central Powers) fought against Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy, Romania, Japan + the U.S. (the Allied Powers). Thanks to new military technologies and the horrors of trench warfare, WWI saw unprecedented levels of carnage and destruction. the Allied Powers claimed victory, more than 16 million people—soldiers and civilians alike—were dead.
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    The Great Migration

  • First Red Scare 1917-1920

    First Red Scare 1917-1920
    First Wave of Red Scare happens right after the Russian Revolution. The U.S. is terrified of Bolshevism and Anarchism. The country entertains real and imagined events include anarchist bombings. To further fuel the imagination Hollywood is pumping out Red Scare films and using the crisis as its plot with no real mediation or active conversations around the crisis. Instead, they reinforce the imagined communist https://politicsandtheredscare.weebly.com/media.html
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    The Russian Revolution

    The Russian Revolution was a period of political and social revolution across the territory of the Russian Empire, commencing with the abolition of the monarchy in 1917, and concluding in 1923 after the Bolshevik establishment of the Soviet Union at the end of the Civil War.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    Germany responsible for starting war. harsh penalties: loss of territory, massive reparations payments + demilitarization. the Treaty humiliated Germany while failing to resolve the underlying issues that had led to war in the first place. Economic distress and resentment of the treaty within Germany helped fuel the ultra-nationalist sentiment that led to the rise of Adolf Hitler
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    Prohibition Era

    1919 when Congress ratified the 18th Amendment, prohibiting the manufacture, transportation + sale of intoxicating liquors. Prohibition proved difficult to enforce and failed to have the intended effect of eliminating crime and other social problems–to the contrary, it led to a rise in organized crime, as the bootlegging of alcohol became an ever-more lucrative operation. Restaurants/theatre/tax revenue goes down. It takes more money to enforce. Bans making but not drinking.
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    Roosevelt, Hitler, Stalin: The Battle of Ideas

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    Mexican Muralism Renaissance

    mural painting in 1920s, social + political messages as part of efforts to reunify the country under post-Mexican Revolution gov. Led by "the big 3" painters, Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros. -1970s many murals with nationalistic, social + political messages were created on public buildings, starting a tradition + has had impact in other parts of the Americas, including the United States, where it served as inspiration for the Chicano art movement.
  • Tulsa Race Riots

    Tulsa Race Riots
  • Takao Ozawa Vs. United States

    Takao Ozawa Vs. United States
    1922 Supreme Court decision in Ozawa v. United States , a special anti-Japanese provision was inserted to exclude the Japanese-Americans from becoming citizens based on "race"
  • Bessie Smith Records "Downhearted Blues"

    Bessie Smith Records "Downhearted Blues"
  • Hyperinflation in Germany

    Hyperinflation in Germany
  • Immigration Act of 1924

    Immigration Act of 1924
    Congress responded to nativist pressure with the Immigration Act of 1924 by setting quotas at 2 percent of each nationality residing in the United States in 1890. The law was aimed primarily at Jews, Italians, Slavs, and Greeks, who had immigrated in large numbers after 1890, but it also targeted the Japanese whose entry had been previously regulated solely through non-legislative measures.
  • Pueblo Lands Act of 1924

    Pueblo Lands Act of 1924
  • Indian Citizenship act of 1924

    Indian Citizenship act of 1924
  • Half of homes in U.S. have electric power

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    Chinese Civil War

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    The Great Depression

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    The Dust Bowl

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    Pansy Craze

    Drag Queens
  • Hitler cancels Reparations payment

    Hitler cancels Reparations payment
    U.S. wants him to prevent communist from rising up but also wants him to pay the war fees (reparations)
  • Navajo Livestock Reduction

    Navajo livestock reduction illuminates the gendered politics of conservation + the crucial contribution of women in resisting environmental injustice. In developing programs to halt soil erosion on the Navajo reservation, the bureau of Indian affairs and the soil conservation service made matter worse. largely because they ignored the importance of women as livestock owners. Women's resistance helped bring an end to stock reduction and the conservation program
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    The New Deal

    Social Security, unemployment insurance and federal agricultural subsidies
  • Indian Reorganization Act (IRA)

    Indian Reorganization Act (IRA)
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    House of Un-American Activities Committee

    The HUAC was created in 1938 to investigate alleged disloyalty and subversive activities on the part of private citizens, public employees, and those organizations suspected of having Fascist or Communist ties. When the House abolished the committee in 1975,[1] its functions were transferred to the House Judiciary Committee.
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  • U.S. is aware of Death Camps

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    Internment of Japanese Americans

  • First record pressing plant, The Geddins, opens in Oakland, CA

    First record pressing plant, The Geddins, opens in Oakland, CA
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    Indian Claims Commission

    Gov. purpose was to clear title 4 lands illegally taken, barred restitution of lands, or acquiring new 1s. settlement limited to $$ compensation based on value at the time of taking + no interest. Also, an expenditure made by the fed. gov. on behalf of indigenous nations was subtracted from the award for services they had not requested. became a useful validation in indigenous strategies for strengthening sovereignty and pursuing restitution of land rather than monetary compensation
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    In 1947, President Harry S. Truman pledged that the United States would help any nation resist communism in order to prevent its spread. His policy of containment is known as the Truman Doctrine. ... To help rebuild after the war, the United States pledged $13 billion of aid to Europe in the Marshall Plan.
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    The Cold War

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    Second Red Scare "McCarthyism"

  • WERD AM Atlanta Opens

    WERD AM Atlanta Opens
    In 1949 Blayton made history when he bought the 1,000 watt Atlanta radio station WERD for $50,000. Blayton changed the program format and directed toward the local African American audience. WERD was a pioneer in programming what he called “Negro appeal” music, playing early versions of rhythm and blues music that could not be found elsewhere on the air. Blackpast.com MLK works below the studio and sometimes comes upstairs for announcements.
  • No Hair Salons in Black Britain

    No Hair Salons in Black Britain
    In the 1950s there were few-No salons that catered to black women's hair care needs in England. By the 1970s, it was one of the most financially lucrative industries for black women. Liberated Threads Tanisha C. Ford.
  • Blues decline in mass black popularity

  • Economic Growth + Disposable Income for the Music/fashion loving Tweens

    Economic Growth + Disposable Income for the Music/fashion loving Tweens
    WWII led to the end of the Great Depression + creates an economic boom into the 1950s. Economic growth creates an increase in the disposable income of the average American household. Teenagers received a large portion of disposable income. prior the teenager spent spare time laboring away on the family farm. Due to increased spending power of the market for teenage products grew exponentially. Consumers spending more than $10 billion dollars a year on products marketed to teens
  • Color Television is Introduced in the U.S.

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    Civil Rights Movement

  • Brown Vs. Board of Education

    Brown Vs. Board of Education
    Linda Brown, Nine years old when enrollment is denied at an all-white elementary school in Topeka, Kansas. In 1954, there were four African-American schools and 18 white schools in Topeka. violated the 14th Amendment of the US Constitution, which states that no citizen can be denied equal protection under the law. Plessy vs. Ferguson 1896
  • Sh-Boom by The Chords is a huge hit

    Sh-Boom by The Chords is a huge hit
    Originally published by the African-American group The Chords, the song is considered one of the first few crossover records. It even earns a spot on the beloved Billboard charts. Soon it would be taken to number one when it is stolen from the white group The Crew Cuts.
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    The Vietnam War

    1962: Agent Orange
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    The Space Race

  • Indian Relocation Act

    Indian Relocation Act
    The Indian Relocation Act of 1956 was a United States law intended to encourage American Indians to leave Indian reservations and their traditional lands, and to assimilate into the general population in urban areas.
  • Elvis Presley has his first Rock n Roll hit (Heartbreak Hotel)

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    FHA Housing Discrimination

  • Nina SImone "I Love Your Porgy"

    Nina SImone "I Love Your Porgy"
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    The Berlin Wall

  • The Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis
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    Grandassa Models + Kwame Brathwaite

  • Denim and Natural Hair become the standard

    Denim and Natural Hair become the standard
    1873 Levi Straus began Mass producing denim trousers, which were purchased by sharecropper + Miners. By WWII denim becomes standard uniform for factory workers. In adopting the clothing of wage laborers instead of the attire worn by the middle-class, members consciously produced a political attire around the social class while also addressing practical concerns. cheap. easy to clean.
  • Harlem Wig Parisian Protest

    Harlem Wig Parisian Protest
    white-owned wig shop expanded from Brooklyn location and to storefront in Harlem. “Hearing that 2 white men were trying to open a shop to sell Black women a dream of European beauty—through the artifice of straight-haired wigs—the ANPM staged a protest,” - Ford. Brathwaite. Nomsa Brath marches in front wearing her natural hairstyle. Brathwaite+AJAS: Black women are essential in creating change around the conceptions of beauty. Black Is Beautiful movement +start of the Grandassa Models.
  • JFK assassinated

    JFK assassinated
  • Rev. Thich Quang Duc Changes the world

    Rev. Thich Quang Duc Changes the world
    Reverend Thich Quang Duc, a 73-year-old Buddhist monk, is soaked in petrol before setting fire to himself and burning to death in front of thousands of onlookers at a main highway intersection in Saigon, Vietnam, June 11, 1963. He had previously announced that he would commit suicide in protest against what he called government persecution of Buddhists
  • Miriam Makeba's is making BANK + Being an ICON

    Miriam Makeba's is making BANK + Being an ICON
    Becomes popular in South Africa and the United States starting in the 1950s. Becomes not only a fashion icon, but a poltical discussion regarding the liberated African beauty aesthetic
  • Watts Riot

    Watts Riot
    The Watts riot or Rebellion. “rebellion” preferable word by sympathists. “riot” has negative connotation “riot” lacks any moralist stigma, since rioting has historically played a necessary role in the resistance of oppressed people. Plagued with racist attacks + explicit economic discrimination from white gangs + militarized police force. 8 days later: 34 deaths, 1,032 injuries + 3,952 arrests. 600 businesses destroyed + over $40 million was done in damages over a 46-square mile area.
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    Black Panther Party

    Adopt a paramilitary uniform inspired by Fidel Castro
    31 members 1967
    10,000+ members 169
  • Black Struggle Music Becomes more Mainstream

    Black Struggle Music Becomes more Mainstream
  • IOAT Occupies Alcatraz

    IOAT Occupies Alcatraz
  • Dr. King Speech to NATRA

    Dr. King Speech to NATRA
    DR.King addressing the National Association of TV + Radio Announcers. He talks about the important role Black radio played in furthering the Civil Rights struggle. He also drops gems "Transforming a Neighborhood Into a Brotherhood" He talks about how white folks were given free land when they moved out west while the sons and daughters of slaves were left penniless via Jim Crow laws and other forms of discrimination thus putting us far behind.
  • Detroit Riot

    Detroit Riot
  • Say It Loud - James Brown

    Say It Loud - James Brown
  • Fair Housing Act Passed

    Fair Housing Act Passed
  • Angela Davis | F.B.I Most Wanted

    Angela Davis | F.B.I Most Wanted
    becomes a fashion Icon
  • Melba Tolliver Natural Hair Style

    Melba Tolliver Natural Hair Style
    Newscaster changes her hair one day before Nixon's daughter's wedding and the press/public lose their shit.
  • Wattstax Records Concert

    Wattstax Records Concert
    Stax Records put on a concert featuring their artists to commemorate the riots. Tickets (held in the massive L.A. Coliseum) were sold for $1 each to keep the event affordable for working-class LA residents. Mel Stuart, who had just directed Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (a box-office bomb, despite its classic status), documented the concert. shorthanded as “The Black Woodstock,” but it’s so much more.
  • SNL debuts!

    SNL debuts!
  • Grease

  • United States invasion of Panama

  • Homeland Security + PATRIOT act