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Stamped - Amanda Naoum

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  • 1415

    Prince Henry's Caper

    Prince Henry's Caper
    Prince Henry's goal was to "capture the main Muslim trading depot [in] Morocco" (22).
  • Period: 1415 to

    History of Racism and Antiracism.

  • 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).
  • 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
    Through a twisted family line "Increase and Maria have a son. February 12, 1663." (47-48.)
  • "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!
    After "Parris's nine-year-old daughter suffered convulsions and chokes" he believed it was the act of a witch, then starting the witch hunt.(49-50.)
  • First Great Awakening

    First Great Awakening
    Another set of racist rules were created that "swept through the colonies in the 1730s".(53)
  • 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
    In the mid-1700's, "new America entered what we now call the Enlightenment Era" (56).
  • 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
    Thomas Jefferson wrote a document main point being "All men are created equal." (68).
  • The Three Fifths Compromise

    The Three Fifths Compromise
    An agreement stating "Every five slave equaled three humans." 73-74
  • The Haitian Revolution

    The Haitian Revolution
    Nearly, "half a million enslaved African in Haiti rose up against French rule." Shocking everyone and winning (78).
  • (Possibly) North America's Biggest Uprising

    (Possibly) North America's Biggest Uprising
    Possibly the biggest revolt planned for "Saturday, August 30,1800" never happened due to "two cynical slaves slaves-snitches" (80).
  • Jefferson's Slave Trade Act

    Jefferson's Slave Trade Act
    Thomas Jefferson created a act "to stop the import of people from Africa and the Caribbean into America" yet it had no real effect (85).
  • The Missouri Compromise

    The Missouri Compromise
    Congress made Missouri a slave state but to maintain "Balance" they also admitted Maine(89).
  • Thomas Jefferson's Death

    Thomas Jefferson's Death
    Finally on July 4 he had "his final sight" surrounded by his slaves (92).
  • Garrison's First Abolition Speech

    Garrison's First Abolition Speech
    Asked by the ACS William Lloyd Garrison gave his speech. "He was smart and forward-thinking"(99)
  • Nat Turner's Rebellion

    Nat Turner's Rebellion
    A "slave and a preacher" ready to rise against those in power(102).
  • AASS Abolitionist Pamphlets

    AASS Abolitionist Pamphlets
    Garrison using his writing to spread knowledge. "He wrote a book the refuted colonizationists " and introduced AASS (103).
  • Samuel Morton's Theories

    Samuel Morton's Theories
    Samuel Morton "was measuring the skulls of human" to determine that white people had larger skulls meaning greater knowledge (106).
  • Frederick Douglass' Narrative Published

    Frederick Douglass' Narrative Published
    The book represented the knowledge he was able to gain as a slave. "It outlined Douglass's life and gave firsthand account of the horrors of slavery" as well (108).
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Harriet Beecher Stowe shared ideas about the injustices of slavery. In Uncle Tom's Cabin that "exploded and became the biggest book of its time" (112).
  • Start of Civil War

    Start of Civil War
    The chance to fight for themselves and get revenge. Slaves "wanted to fight against their slave owners" joining northern soldiers in battle (120).
  • The Emancipation Proclamation

    The Emancipation Proclamation
    Now a bill passed declaring slaves shall be free. For this "Lincoln was labeled the Great Emancipator" (122).
  • End of Civil War

    End of Civil War
    Civil war ended April 1865 Lincoln had a plan. A thought no president had before him, the black people "(the intelligent ones) should have the right to vote"(123).
  • 40 Acres and a Mule

    40 Acres and a Mule
  • The Fifteenth Amendment

    The Fifteenth Amendment
    The Fifteenth Amendment was made on February 3,1870. Stating "no one could be prohibited from voting due to" their race/color(128).
  • Black Codes and Jim Crow

    Black Codes and Jim Crow
    Restrictive laws made to limit the freedom of African Americans. "They would quickly evolve unto Jim Crow laws" legalizing racial segregation." (126).