Slavery Begin as early as ancient times Slave market started in Portugal, importing African slaves from North America to South America Whites bought and owned these slaves The slaves were to obey every command, and work extremely hard Were not allowed to gather in great numbers Were not allowed to own weapons
Slavery Novel Blacks were discriminated, and people had prejudice against them Wrongly framed for something they did not do Real Life Black slaves were treated extremely cruelly, worst than animals Led a very pitiful life
The Civil War North America against South America Southern states Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Delawar and Maryland The North wanted to abolish slavery, but the South wanted to continue using their slaves for manual labour. Disagreement resulted in war
The Civil War North America Abraham Lincoln then proceeded to wage war against the south to fight for freedom of slaves South America Refused and engaged in war Lasted approximately 4 years Slaves were freed
Jim Crow Laws Originated from a song Was the states law during 1876 and 1965 Favoured the whites, showed discriminations against the blacks Whites were given advantages in society and education Blacks were unhappy that they were unfairly treated
Jim Crow Laws Novel Tom Robinson, a black, was unfairly treated, and punished for something he did not commit He was accused and sentenced of rape when he did not in fact commit it.
Civil Rights Movement Begin in the 1950 Wanted to improves the legal rights, equality for all Supported by U.S President John F. Kennedy American-Indian Movement Heavy and violent protests Chicano Movement Wanted Mexicans to be included in the society, and not be separated from society
Civil Rights Movement Blacks were finally equal with whites Novel Even though Tom Robinson is black, Atticius still fights for his rights, like he would for anyone else.
Montgomery Bus Boycott and Scottsboro Trials Montgomery Bus Boycott Blacks refused to board buses as long as the segregation existed Scottsboro Trial 9 black boys were wrongly accused for rape Novel Both Tom Robinson and these black boys were wrongly accused for something they did not do They are similar in the way that they are both fighting for rights for the blacks
Southern Belle and Southern Gentleman Gentleman Humility, respect, gentlemanly Belle Proper etiquette, penmanship, dancing, needlework
Southern Belle and Southern Gentleman Novel Atticius : Gentlemanly, polite, respected, impartial, does not exercise discrimination Bob Ewell : Hypocrite, rude, exercises discrimination
Harper Lee Born in Alabama, 1926 Studies law Received the “Pulitzer Award 1961” TKAMB was very significant to her as it was her only book published, and it was her reflection on racism and discrimination