Whose side are you on? Dunmore v. Declaration

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Whose side are you on? Dunmore v. Declaration

  1. 1. “Whose Side Are You On?” African American Loyalists v. African American Patriots
  2. 2. Crispus Attucks was the first American colonist to die for independence in 1770.
  3. 3. An unknown artist painted this picture of an African American sailor from Revolution times.
  4. 4. An unknown artist painted this picture of an African American sailor from Revolution times. Historians believe about 5,000 free African Americans served in the American army and navy during the Revolution.
  5. 5. I am Lord Dunmore, Royal Governor of Virginia Colony. John Murray, Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia 1775
  6. 6. 1775 John Murray, Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia
  7. 7. 1775 John Murray, Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia
  8. 8. “I hereby declare all indentured servants, Negroes, or others free that are able and willing to bear arms…joining his majesty’s troops.." 1775 John Murray, Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia
  9. 9. “I hereby declare all indentured servants, Negroes, or others free that are able and willing to bear arms…joining his majesty’s troops.." 1775 John Murray, Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia
  10. 10. Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation, November 1775
  11. 11. Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation, November 1775 “I hereby declare all indentured servants, Negroes, or others free that are able and willing to bear arms…joining his majesty’s troops.."
  12. 12. Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation, November 1775 “I hereby declare all indentured servants, Negroes, or others free that are able and willing to bear arms…joining his majesty’s troops.."
  13. 13. Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation, November 1775 “I hereby declare all indentured servants, Negroes, or others free that are able and willing to bear arms…joining his majesty’s troops.." Thousands of enslaved Africans joined the British army during the Revolution.
  14. 14. ‘The enemy of my enemy is my friend.’
  15. 15. ‘The enemy of my enemy is my friend.’
  16. 16. One third of the responders to Dunmore's proclamation were women.
  17. 17. One third of the responders to Dunmore's proclamation were women.
  18. 18. One third of the responders to Dunmore's proclamation were women. I’m joining the British..
  19. 19. The runaway enslaved man Titus became Colonel Tye of Lord Dunmore’s Ethiopian Regiment. He was promoted to Commander of the Black Brigade. Commander Tye and the Black Brigade often targeted masters and freed slaves. He died from a wrist wound in 1780 before the end of the war.
  20. 20. The runaway enslaved man Titus became Colonel Tye of Lord Dunmore’s Ethiopian Regiment. He was promoted to Commander of the Black Brigade. Commander Tye and the Black Brigade often targeted masters and freed slaves. He died from a wrist wound in 1780 before the end of the war.
  21. 21. The runaway enslaved man Titus became Colonel Tye of Lord Dunmore’s Ethiopian Regiment. He was promoted to Commander of the Black Brigade. Commander Tye and the Black Brigade often targeted masters and freed slaves. He died from a wrist wound in 1780 before the end of the war.
  22. 22. The runaway enslaved man Titus became Colonel Tye of Lord Dunmore’s Ethiopian Regiment. He was promoted to Commander of the Black Brigade. Commander Tye and the Black Brigade often targeted masters and freed slaves. He died from a wrist wound in 1780 before the end of the war.
  23. 23. Black Loyalists were invited to live in Canada after the Revolution.
  24. 24. Why did the American Revolution happen?
  25. 25. Why did the American Revolution happen? Why did England and America fight each other?
  26. 26. King George III
  27. 27. Parliament King George III
  28. 28. To the People of America: We helped you fight the French. Now, we are broke. You must pay higher taxes. Sorry, you cannot vote about thatParliament King George III
  29. 29. To the People of America: We helped you fight the French. Now, we are broke. You must pay higher taxes. Sorry, you cannot vote about thatParliament King George III
  30. 30. To the People of America: We helped you fight the French. Now, we are broke. You must pay higher taxes. Sorry, you cannot vote about that.Parliament King George III
  31. 31. King George III Parliament High taxes!!
  32. 32. King George III Parliament High taxes!!
  33. 33. No voting? King George III Parliament
  34. 34. K King George III Parliament
  35. 35. In the summer of 1776, Thomas Jefferson and other leaders met to create a letter to send King George about American independence.
  36. 36. In the summer of 1776, Thomas Jefferson and other leaders met to create a letter to send King George about American independence. Thomas Jefferson
  37. 37. In the summer of 1776, Thomas Jefferson and other leaders met to create a letter to send King George about American independence. Thomas Jefferson Benjamin Franklin
  38. 38. In the summer of 1776, Thomas Jefferson and other leaders met to create a letter to send King George about American independence. Thomas Jefferson Benjamin Franklin John Adams
  39. 39. Jefferson’s Views on
  40. 40. Jefferson’s Views on
  41. 41. “The abolition of domestic slavery is the great object of desire in those colonies” Jefferson’s Views on
  42. 42. “The abolition of domestic slavery is the great object of desire in those colonies” Jefferson’s Views on
  43. 43. “Slavery is an abominable crime.” Jefferson’s Views on
  44. 44. “Slavery is an abominable crime.” Jefferson’s Views on
  45. 45. equal.” Jefferson’s Views on
  46. 46. “…all men are created equal…” Jefferson’s Views on
  47. 47. “…all men are created equal…” Jefferson’s Views on
  48. 48. “…all men are created equal…” “I owned about 200 slaves.” Jefferson’s Views on
  49. 49. Jefferson wrote about needing to end slavery in an early draft of the Declaration of Independence.
  50. 50. Jefferson wrote about needing to end slavery in an early draft of the Declaration of Independence.
  51. 51. Jefferson wrote about needing to end slavery in an early draft of the Declaration of Independence.
  52. 52. Leaders knew that Southerners would not support this idea.
  53. 53. Leaders knew that Southerners would not support this idea. Southern states will not accept stopping slavery. We must remove this language from the Declaration of Independence.
  54. 54. Leaders knew that Southerners would not support this idea.
  55. 55. Leaders knew that Southerners would not support this idea.
  56. 56. We postponed solving slavery in 1776. The Civil War happened because we put it off.
  57. 57. The British and the Americans fought about seven years.
  58. 58. The British and the Americans fought about seven years.
  59. 59. The British and the Americans fought about seven years.
  60. 60. The American Revolution ended in October, 1781. The British army surrendered to America in Yorktown, Virginia.
  61. 61. The American Revolution ended in October, 1781. The British army surrendered to America in Yorktown, Virginia.
  62. 62. We surrender. The American Revolution ended in October, 1781. The British army surrendered to America in Yorktown, Virginia
  63. 63. General George Washington General Charles, Lord Cornwallis We surrender. The American Revolution ended in October, 1781. The British army surrendered to America in Yorktown, Virginia
  64. 64. Praise God
  65. 65. Praise God
  66. 66. Who offered the best help to African Americans during the American Revolution ….England or the United States? Dr. Benjamin Quarles, African American Historian
  67. 67. Who offered the best help to African Americans during the American Revolution ….England or the United States? Dr. Benjamin Quarles, African American Historian
  68. 68. Who offered the best help to African Americans during the American Revolution ….England or the United States? Dr. Benjamin Quarles, African American Historian
  69. 69. Who offered the best help to African Americans during the American Revolution ….England or the United States? Dr. Benjamin Quarles, African American Historian Enslaved Africans ”reserved allegiance (support) for whoever made them the best and most concrete offer."
  70. 70. Whose Side Are You On? Three paragraphs 200 words. Who was Lord Dunmore? Summarize the content of Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation. What were Jefferson’s views on slavery? Summarize the contents of the Declaration of Independence. Which document benefitted African Americans? Use reasons to support your answer.
  71. 71. Whose Side Are You On? Three paragraphs 200 words. Who was Lord Dunmore? Summarize the content of Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation. What were Jefferson’s views on slavery? Summarize the contents of the Declaration of Independence. Which document benefitted African Americans? Use reasons to support your answer.
  72. 72. Whose Side Are You On? Three paragraphs 200 words. Who was Lord Dunmore? Summarize the content of Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation. What were Jefferson’s views on slavery? Summarize the contents of the Declaration of Independence. Which document benefitted African Americans? Use reasons to support your answer.
  73. 73. Whose Side Are You On? Three paragraphs 200 words. Who was Lord Dunmore? Summarize the content of Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation. What were Jefferson’s views on slavery? Summarize the contents of the Declaration of Independence. Which document benefitted African Americans? Use reasons to support your answer.
  74. 74. Whose Side Are You On? Three paragraphs 200 words. Who was Lord Dunmore? Summarize the content of Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation. What were Jefferson’s views on slavery? Summarize the contents of the Declaration of Independence. Which document benefitted African Americans? Use reasons to support your answer.

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