"Stamped - Sandy Lin"

By SandyL
  • 1415

    Prince Henry's Caper

    Prince Henry's Caper
    Prince Henry wanted to," capture the main Muslim trading depot," because he was jealous. (22)
  • Period: 1415 to

    History of Racism and Antiracism

  • 1450

    Zurara

    Zurara
    In his book, Zurara said that he,"enslaved Africans supposedly for the purpose of saving their wretched souls." (24-25)
  • 1450

    The World's First Racist

    The World's First Racist
    Zurara was the first man to be known as the World's First Racist. He was the "first one to write about and defend Black Human ownership." (25) He basically supports Black Human ownership/slavery.
  • 1450

    First Known African Racist

    First Known African Racist
    Zurara was known as the first African racist, he said "Africans were hypersexual savages," (26-27).
  • 1577

    George best

    George best
    George Best said "It couldn't have been climate that made darker people inferior, and instead determined that Africans were, in fact, cursed." (30)
  • Enslaved Africans

    Enslaved Africans
    No one cared about the enslaved Africans, "It was harvest over humanity." (37) They made excuses for not baptizing slaves, saying they were savages and they can't be loved.
  • Richard Baxter

    Richard Baxter
    Richard Baxter believed that "Africans who wanted to be slaves so that they could be baptized."(39)
  • John Locke

    John Locke
    John Locke believed that "the most unblemished, purest, perfect minds belonged to Whites, which basically meant Africans had dirty brains." (39)
  • Lucilio Vanini

    Lucilio Vanini
    Lucilio believed "Africans were born from a 'different Adam,' and had a different creation story." (40) It was like saying Africans weren't human and that they are a different species like Aliens or monsters.
  • Zurara-Cotton Mather

    Zurara-Cotton Mather
    Cotton Mather saw himself as" The defender of God's law and the crucifier of any non-Puritan, African, Native American, poor person, or woman who defied God's law by not submitting to it."(51)
  • Cotton Mather

    Cotton Mather
    After the Salem witch hunt died down, the authorities apologized to the people that were accused. Yet Cotton Mather" Never stopped defending the Salem witch trials, because he never stopped defending the religious, slaveholding, gender, class, and racial hierarchies reinforced by trails." (49-50)
  • Jonathan Edwards

    Jonathan Edwards
    The enslavers were becoming more opened to the idea of only saving the souls of the enslaved, till "First great awakening, which swept through the colonies in the 1730s, spearheaded by a Connecticut man,"(53).
  • Benjamin Franklin

    Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin made a "Club for smart (White) people." In the "Enlightenment era, light was seen as metaphor for intelligence." (57)
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson" Went to build his own plantation, in Charlottesville, Virginia, putting money over morals," (58).
  • Phillis Wheatley

    Phillis Wheatley
    Phillis' adoptive father" Got eighteen of the smartest men in America together in Boston so that they could test her."(60) Wheatley proved that black people weren't stupid and this information helped people that were antislavery.
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson agreed with" Slavery only as an economic system." (69)
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson "wrote in the declaration of antiracist sentiment saying that slavery was a 'cruel war against human nature,' but that part, and parts like it, were edited out by the other, more established delegates." (69)
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson "Was telling his slaves to work harder, and on the other hand he was telling abolitionists that there was nothing he wanted more than an end to slavery." (71-72)
  • Gabriel and Nancy Prosser

    Gabriel and Nancy Prosser
    The Prossers "Were planning a slave rebellion, recruiting hundreds of slaves to revolt in Virginia,"(79-80). Hundreds of enslaved people were suppose to march on Richmond, but two cynical slaves snitched so it never happened.
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson started to "breed" enslaved people and" Forcing their men and women slaves to conceive children so that they, the owners, could keep up with all the farming demands of the Deep South," (82-82).
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson became the president and" He brought about a new slave trade act. The goal was to stop import of people from Africa and the Caribbean into America, and fine illegal slave traders," (81-82). The act did nothing and did not help to stop the domestic slavery.
  • Robert Finley

    Robert Finley
    Robert Finley's American Colonization Society was still" Functioning at full throttle, trying to get freed slaves to go back to Africa and set up their own colony,"(94).
  • William Lloyd Garrison

    William Lloyd Garrison
    Garrison was working as "An editor of a Quaker-run abolition-a freedom in steps,"(95).
  • David Walker

    David Walker
    David had written a pamphlet,"Arguing against the idea that black people were made to serve White people," (96).
  • Samuel Morton

    Samuel Morton
    Samuel measured human skulls and,"determined that White people had bigger skulls and therefore greater intellectual capacity,"(106).
  • Frederick Douglass

    Frederick Douglass
    Frederick wrote a book,"It outlined Douglass's life and gave firsthand account of the horrors of slavery,"(103).
  • Frederick Douglass

    Frederick Douglass
    Frederick also wrote about"Many others, including one about enslaved women,"(104).
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe

    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet wrote a book called" Uncle Tom's Cabin," and the moral of the story is," We all must be slaves... to God. And since docile Black people made the best slaves (to men), they made the best Christians ," 111.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe

    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet's book " Uncle Tom's Cabin" became widely known and Harriet," became the J.K. Rowling of slave books,"(112).
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    After Abraham lost to Stephan Douglass, he"Started to preach that slavery needed to end-but not because of the human horror. Because if labor was free, what exactly were poor White people expected to do to make money,"(111).
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    Lincoln was" Against Black voting. Lincoln was against racial equality. Lincoln and the party pledged not to challenge southern slavery," (112).
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham changed opinions and,"started to preach that slavery needed to end-but not because of the human horror. Because if labor was free, what exactly were poor White people expected to do to make money?"(117)
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham,"wanted slavery gone. Black people liked that. On the other hand he didn't think Black people should necessarily have equal rights. Racists loved that. And then on the third hand, he argued that the end of slavery would bolster the poor White economy, which poor White people loved,"(117).
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    After the bill has passed," Lincoln was labeled the Great Emancipator, but really, Black people were emancipating themselves,"(115).
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    When the Civil war ended, Lincoln said that," Blacks (intelligent ones) should have the right to vote,"(117).
  • William Lloyd Garrison

    William Lloyd Garrison
    William believed that,"Emancipation was imminent, his job as an abolitionist was done,"(118).
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    When Civil war ended, Abraham" delivered his plans for reconstruction. That Blacks(the intelligent ones) should have the right to vote,"(123).
  • Andrew Johnson

    Andrew Johnson
    Andrew Johnson did everything he could to"Keep Black people as 'Free' slaves,"(121).
  • Andrew Johnson

    Andrew Johnson
    Andrew" did everything he could to keep Black people as "free" slaves. In response, Black people had to Fight to build their own institutions,"(128).
  • Andrew Johnson

    Andrew Johnson
    Andrew had,"reversed a lot of Lincoln's promises, allowing Confederate states to bar Blacks from voting,"(126). Which is preventing Black people from voting.
  • Thaddeus Stevens

    Thaddeus Stevens
    Thaddeus fought" for the redistribution of land to award former slaves forty acres to work for themselves,"(127).Thaddeus like the other antiracists, fought for rights. Thaddeus wanted former enslaved people to have 40 acres of land as a reward.
  • Ida B. Wells-Barnett

    Ida B. Wells-Barnett
    Ida was investigative journalist, she published a pamphlet saying," only a third of Black men lynched had actually 'ever been charged with rape, to say nothing of those where innocent of the charge.'"