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Black history

  1. 1. Done by:Tay Wei Sheng(26) (2P3)<br />Black History<br />
  2. 2. Slavery<br />Started in the 1400s<br />Slavery started in Africa and slaves came from there<br />Most slaves went to the Carribean while some went to North America<br />Rules included not able to gather in groups of four or more<br />If they were caught escaping, they would get beaten up or made crippled<br />
  3. 3. Slavery<br />Rules included not able to gather in groups of four or more<br />If they were caught escaping, they would get beaten up or made crippled<br />They also had to accept everything their owner said<br />Slavery is related to “To Kill a Mocking Bird” as in both situations, blacks are inferiors to whites<br />Whites are free to do what they want unlike blacks<br />
  4. 4. Civil War<br />Southern states include South Carolina, North CarolinaGeorgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Texas and Louisiana, Virginia, Arkansas, and Tennessee<br />Abraham Lincoln proclaimed war against the South, to stop slavery in the South<br />The war was from 1861 to 1865<br />
  5. 5. Civil War<br />The North managed to stop the South from establishing itself as an independent republic<br />The Civil rights and they novel “To Kill a Mocking Bird” both shows that everyone should have their own rights, including the blacks<br />
  6. 6. Jim Crow Laws<br />Jim Crow laws were laws which restricted the civil rights of the blacks<br />Jim Crow laws were state or local laws which separated the Whites and Blacks<br />
  7. 7. Jim Crow Laws<br />However, the blacks were not happy as that would mean that the whites would have an advantage over the blacks<br />Similar because blacks were considered to be lower-class than the whites<br />
  8. 8. Civil Rights Movement<br />Began in 1955, roughly in May<br />It was caused by civil resistance<br />August 1955, Fourteen-year-old Chicagoan Emmett Till is visiting family in Mississippi when he is attacked, and dumped in the Tallahatchie River for allegedly whistling at a white woman<br />1954, white students expected blacks to act like subordinates in Moton High school, things got out of control and caused a segregation<br />The civil rights movement is similar as both situations show that discrimination against the blacks could get out of control<br />
  9. 9. Civil Rights Movement<br />President John F. Kennedy supported it<br />The civil rights movement improved legal rights of the blacks, thus being equal as the rest<br />Both were similar as the rights of blacks were fought for <br />
  10. 10. Montgomery Bus Boycott and Scottsboro trials<br />Rights of the blacks were fought for in the transport system, especially the bus<br />Nine black teenaged boys accused of rape in Alabama in 1931<br />Both are similar because blacks were accused of rape<br />
  11. 11. Southern Belle and Southern Gentleman<br />Proper etiquette, penmanship, ballroom dancing, needle work (southern belle)<br />Constant, admirable and endeavor(southern gentleman)<br />Southern belle would just wait at home, doing little stuff<br />
  12. 12. Atticus would be an example of a southern gentleman, as he is righteous and helpful<br />Bob Ewell is not a southern gentleman as he is sly and cunning<br />Southern Belle and Southern Gentleman<br />
  13. 13. Harper Lee<br />Born on 28 April 1926<br />Studied in University of Alabama<br />Moved to New York City to fulfill her dream of being a writer<br />Had two articles published: "Love - In Other Words" in Vogue, and "Christmas To Me" in McCall's<br />
  14. 14. Harper Lee<br />Won the Pulitzer Prize with her only novel “To Kill a Mocking Bird”, thus being significant<br />This novel is also very meaningful because it describes the impact of racism against the blacks<br />