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    • Black History Done By: Ng Jia Sheng
    • Slavery
      • No specific records
      • Started during Ancient Egypt
      • Slavery in America started
        • Lack of manpower in farms
        • Africans had too many people
        • Africans needed money
        • Push and pull factors present
        • Travel started by a Dutch trader
    • Slavery
      • Slaves were brought mainly from Africa or Brazil
      • Slaves had to listen to their slave owners and not to be able to marry the free which are those who are not slaves
      • Any person that is shipped in and not a Christian will be a slave.
    • Slavery in relation to the novel
      • Both use racial discrimination against the blacks.
      • In the novel the blacks were accused for nothing.
      • In reality the blacks had to listen to all the orders of the whites and were treated cruelly.
    • The Civil War
      • The Southern States: Texas, Missouri, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.
      • President Abraham Lincoln declared war on the Southern States.
      • The war was fought for the freedom of the slaves where the Northern States abolished slavery and the Southern States still wanted control over the slaves.
    • The Civil War
      • The Civil War was fought from 1861 to 1865.
      • The Northern States won the War and gained the freedom of the slaves.
    • Jim Crow Laws
      • A song’s name
      • To state the local laws in America during the period of 1876 till 1965
      • Separated the blacks and the whites
      • Gave whites an advantage among the public in social, education and etc.
      • Blacks were treated unfairly and were very unhappy
    • In relation to the novel
      • In Tom Robinson’s case, he was accused of rape by a white who did not see him committing that crime,
    • The Civil Rights Movement
      • Started in 1950
      • Political movement of equality before the law, improves legal rights
      • Chicano Movement
        • Sought political empowerment and social inclusion for Mexicans
      • American-Indian Movement
        • Violent protest gatherings, 2 men died as a result
    • The Civil Rights Movement
      • President John F. Kennedy supported the movement
      • Outcome: The Blacks were as equal as the Whites
      • Relation to the novel: Atticus fought for the rights of Tom Robinson, like the Civil Rights Movement would have done.
    • Montgomery Bus Boycott and Scottsboro Trials
      • Both are fighting for the rights of the blacks as the transport system was biased to the whites
      • In the Scottsboro Trials, they were accused of rape which they never committed.
    • Traits of a true Southern Belle and Southern Gentleman
      • Southern Belle
        • Proper Etiquette
        • Penmanship
        • Ballroom dancing
      • Southern Gentleman
        • Humility
        • Respect
    • Traits of a true Southern Belle and Southern Gentleman
      • In relationship to the novel:
        • Atticus
          • True Gentleman
          • Impartial
          • Reads widely
          • Polite
        • Bob Ewell
          • Ruthless
          • Violent
          • Discriminates people
    • Harper Lee
      • Born in Alabama 1926
      • Graduated from Monroe County High School in Monroeville
      • Graduated from University of Alabama from 1945 to 1949
      • Helped Truman Capote to write “Cold Blood” and wrote to “Kill a Mocking Bird”
      • Received “Pulitzer Award 1961” and “Presidential Award of Freedom 2007”
    • Harper Lee
      • TKMB was significant as
        • Inspired as a childhood friend
        • Reflects on racism and discrimination
        • Only book published