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African immigration by gaby and abe p5

African immigration by gaby and abe p5



This Power point was created by me and a classmate in the 9th grade.

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    • African Immigration to the US! By: Abelardo Pineda & Gabriela Aburto 9 th Grade
    • When did the African Slaves Arrive to the US? What was their method ?
      • They came chained up in boats.
      • They were the slaves that were brought in trough the middle passage.
    • What kicked them out and brought them here?
      • They were forced in to the USA, by slave traders.
    • Where did they settle ? Why did they chose this area?
      • Most were brought to North America.
      • They were sold to farmers in Virginia, Maryland and the Carolinas.
      • They worked in cotton fields in their owners plantation.
    • How where they treated by this area?
      • The North respected the immigrants but the slavery was in the South.
      • To become free men or women they had to escape to the North.
      • African Americans that were free were ready for war but were rejected at first.
      • At the end they were accepted in the list.
    • What job’s did they find? Why did they do this job
      • The slaves picked cotton for their plantation master.
      • The cotton gin was used to clean the cotton (take the seeds off).
      • They had to listen to there master or else they were beaten sometimes almost to death.
    • How did the slave impact life in the US?
      • They impacted life because they helped the economy.
      • They also impacted life because the Civil War was fought for the freedom of slaves.
      • It was America’s deadliest war
      • North vs. South
    • Did they assimilate to the society?
      • This group did assimilate into the US society. It took some time but they did.
      • They were accepted as slaves had to work for food and shelter.
    • Where could you find evidence of this group in Los Angeles? Where is their community set up at ?
      • African Americans are found in every place.
      • They live in New York, Florida, Illinois etc.
      • They live everywhere in the US we could say they assimilated everywhere.
      • Some places are South Central, Watts, Compton.
    • Conclusion
      • They were mistreated in the south but they had their small rights in the North.
      • In the south they were forced to work or if they didn’t they would get whipped sometimes till death.
      • Their still fighting for better right's.
      • They are trying to make their life better.
      • They have HOPE, they BELIVE and they want CHANGE in their life's.
    • My better place
      • Cotton is hurtful to pick ,my fingers bleeding ,my lips dry, I’m hungry ,thirsty ,and tired. Hands fell numb want to run away to a better place. My body sweaty, back burns and its bloody. I want to run away to a better place.
      • My master has beaten me. He has killed me. Now I know were my better place is and how it feels. I’m with GOD happy not hungry nor tired or hurt. Hands not sweaty nor bleeding clean and soft , stomach full. My happiness and my better place came to me over night.
      • The cotton is now picked, clean and white no blood ,seeds nor tears.