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Research on black history Done by Ong Yi Kai 2P3 21
Content Slavery The Civil War Jim Crow Laws The Civil Rights Movement Montgomery Bus Boycott and Scottsboro trials Traits of a true Southern Belle and Southern Gentleman Harper Lee
Slavery Started in ancient times as early as 11,000 years ago Lagos, Portugal, was the first slave market created for the sale of imported African slaves Brought from Northern America Southern white skinned people brought and owned black skinned slaves Slaves obeyed every command given
Slavery In Relation to the book Racial Discrimination against blacks In novel, blacks are accused though innocent In novel, blacks are cruelly treated and are supposed to obey the whites.
The Civil War April 12, 1861 – April 9, 1865 Southern States( Southern United States Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, west Virginia, South Carolina, Maryland and Delaware. Abraham Lincoln was the one who proclaimed war against the southern states. Fought because of gaining rights and freedom of black slaves. Robert E. Lee surrendered his Army of Northern Virginia on April 9, 1865, at the McLean House in the village of Appomattox Court House
The Civil War Relation to the book. Atticus fought in court for Tom Robinson although he was white and Tom Robinson was black. He fought for Tom Robinson’s innocence and did not discriminate Tom Robinson
Jim Crow Laws It is a song name, not a person Local and State laws that were used in America during 1876 to 1965. Separated the whites from the blacks. Whites were given advantages in education, work, etc. Blacks were unfairly treated and were very unhappy. Relation to the book Tom Robinson was accused by a white who was lying and Tom Robinson lost the case although it was clear that he was wrongly accused.
The Civil Rights Movement Started in 1950 Political movement of equality before the laws, improving legal rights Chicano Movement Sought political empowerment and social inclusion of the Mexicans American-Indian Movement Violent protest gatherings resulting in 2 deaths.
The Civil Movements President John F Kennedy supported it Outcome is African Americans are as equal as whites Relation to book Atticus fights for tom Robinson as though he is a white, treating him like he would treat a white.
Montgomery Bus Boycott and Scottsboro trials Both fought for the rights of blacks because the transport system was biased towards the whites In Scottsboro trials, a black man was accused of rape that he did not commit Similar to the book under same conditions, both black men were accused of rape they did not do.
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 Relation to the book Atticus: Humility, Respect and has Proper etiquette. Bob Ewell: Ruthless, violent and exercises discrimination
Harper Lee Born in 1926 in Alabana Studied law at the University of Alabana Helped write “ In Cold Blood” Received Pulitzer Award 1961 TKAMB was significant to her as it was auto-biographical