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  • 1415

    prince Henry's caper

    prince Henry's caper
    convinced his father to capture the main muslim trading depot
  • Period: 1415 to

    History of Racism and Antiracism.

  • 1420

    the worlds first racist

    the worlds first racist
    Gomes Eanes de Zurara promoted slave trading and preached it as good and made racism a norm he told people that slavery was helping the other party learn
  • 1520

    the worlds first african american racist

    the worlds first african american racist
    Leo Africanus said that africans were heterosexual savages which
    made him the first black racist
  • 1577

    the theory's

    the theory's
    Caucasian Americans were trying to figure out what made African Americans were dark because they believed that dark equaled savage so they came up with the climate theory and the curse theory the climate theory is the theory that the hot climate made people darker until darker people were discovered in Canada where it was colder
  • "ordering a familie"

    "ordering a familie"
    writer William Perkins published a book called "Ordering a Familie" where he taught in the book that slaves where a extension to your family and which once again made people think that slavery is ok (chapter 2 page 30-31)
  • Pirates

    the spanish ship (saint juan barista) set out for sea with 350 angolans aboard which later was hijacked by 2 pirates which took 60 angolans and enslaved and traded them (chapter 2, Page 36)
  • Increase Mather

    Increase Mather
    despite the choices leading up the increase mathers birth he manged to make a name for himself by going to harvard at the age of 11 and being very religious (chapter 4, Page 46-47)
  • Richard Baxter

    Richard Baxter
    mister richard baxter believed that slavery was beneficial for African americans and even said that some slaves were voluntarily slaves.he even put it in a book called the christian directory (Chapter 3, Page 38-39)
  • White Privilege is Introduced

    White Privilege is Introduced
    governor william berkeley created rules which made it legal to abuse black people if you were poor so that blacks would never be higher than whites (chapter 3, page 43-45)
  • Change?

    A Christian denomination called the Mennonites were being killed for their religious beliefs. The Mennonites comparing oppression due to skin color to oppression due to religious beliefs. It was eventually shut down because slave owners didn't want their business being talked about like it was wrong.(Chapter 3, Page 41)
  • the hunt

    the hunt
    Samuel Parris's daughter suffers convulsions and chokes. He believed that his daughter was possessed or cursed by a witch, which was all it took to initiate the witch hunt. (Chapter 4, Page 49-50)
  • the death of cotton mather

    the death of cotton mather
    after a prayer from his pastor cotton mather dies (Chapter 4, Page 53)
  • APS

    Benjamin Franklin started a club in Philadelphia called the American Philosophical Society.during the "Enlightenment era"Chapter 5, Page 57)
  • the intellect of Phillis Wheatley

    the intellect of Phillis Wheatley
    after being tested by 18 intelligent men Phillis Wheatley proved her intelligence and created another pov for black people she then later became the first black recorded poet (Chapter 5, Page 60)
  • The Declaration

    The Declaration
    "All men are created equal". (Chapter 8, Page 68)
  • the Prossers

    the Prossers
    The prossers planned for the biggest slave revolt and almost pulled it off until getting snitched on by two other slaves they ended up getting hung for it but there idea started the other big revolts (Chapter 10, Page 79-81)
  • New Slave Trade Act

    New Slave Trade Act
    As the president, Thomas Jefferson put a policy that could have started the process of ending slavery despite owning many slaves himself. He brought about a new Slave Trade Act. (Chapter 10, Page 82-83)
  • the abolition of slavery in england

    the abolition of slavery in england
    slavery was abolished in england(Chapter 8, Page 67)
  • the death of Thomas Jefferson

    the death of Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson died
  • David Walker

    David Walker
    Walker was a black man who had written a pamphlet arguing against the idea that black people were meant to serve white people. Walker died of tuberculosis and Garrison carried on Walker's ideas, being greatly influenced by them. Image of David Walker (Chapter 11, Page 95-96)
  • the conscious newspaper

    the conscious newspaper
    there was a weekly abolitionist newspaper created by william floyd which slowly allowed people to change there racist pov
  • AASS

    William Lloyd Garrison created a new group called the American Anti-Slavery Society.(Chapter 11, Page 99)
  • The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

    The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
    The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, was published with the help of Garrison. The book outlined Frederick's life and exposed what slavery is like from a slave's perspective (Chapter 12, Page 103)
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    The book showed how possibly White people were the worst in believing in god and black people were better.(Chapter 12, Page 106-108)

    In 1861, Abraham Lincoln became president.(Chapter 13, Page 111-113)
  • Union

    When the Civil War started in 1861, slaves wanted to fight against their slave owners, so they ran into the union to join the union army (the north). This made Lincoln labeled as the "Great Emancipator" although black people were really just emancipating themselves. (Chapter 13, Page 115-116)
  • The end of the civil war

    The end of the civil war
    In 1865, the Civil War came to an end (Chapter 13, Page 117)
  • The 15th amendment

    The 15th amendment
    In 1870, the 15th amendment was made official. The amendment made it so that people were no longer prohibited from voting due to race or color. The amendment gave antislavery and black people false hope because it had racist loopholes. (Chapter 14, Page 121-122)