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Black history

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