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Black History

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  • 1. By Lim Joo Bin( 17) 01/22/11
  • 2.
    • has been around since Ancient Egypt and possibly even before then
    • Large plantations in the south needed more workers, thus they enslaved more people to help as workers.
    • Countries such as America, England and Spain bought these slaves.
    01/22/11
  • 3.
    • Slaves could not gather in-groups of 4 or more.
    • Slaves cannot leave their owners property without a written pass.
    • Slaves could not own weapons.
    • Slaves were not allowed to learn how to read or write.
    • In To Kill A Mocking Bird, blacks were inferior to the whites.
    01/22/11
  • 4.
    • The states are : Texas, the Indian Territory, Missouri, Arkansas, Lousiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida
    • Abraham Lincoln proclaimed war with the south
    • The war was fought between April 1861 and April 1865.
    01/22/11
  • 5.
    • The south wanted to break out of the USA, and the slaves from the south wanted to be free, thus they formed a revolution and rebelled against their owners.
    • The Civil War abolished slavery as a legal institution in the United States.
    • In To Kill A Mocking Bird, it shows that everyone should have their own rights, like the Civil War
    01/22/11
  • 6.
    • The Jim Crow laws were legal and social restrictions that separated African Americans from white Americans during the late 1800s and early 1900s.
    • The blacks didn't like it because it went against everything they believed in as a race
    01/22/11
  • 7.
    • The Civil Rights movement began on December 1, 1955, when Rosa Parks, a black seamstress, refused to cooperate with a segregation law.
    • This event sparked what would become a national movement of resistance to racial segregation and discrimination.
    • President John F. Kennedy supported the Civil Rights movement
    01/22/11
  • 8.
    • In August 1955, Chicagoan Emmett Hill was visiting his family when he was attacked, and dumped into the river for allegedly whistling at a white woman
    • In 1944, white students expected black students to act like subordinates in Moton high school, where things got out of control and caused a segregation.
    01/22/11
  • 9.
    • Fighting for the rights of blacks in transport
    • Blacks had to give up their seats for the whites
    • Nine black teenaged boys accused of rape in Alabama
    • In To Kill A Mocking Bird, Tom Robinson was wrongly accused to raping Mayella
    01/22/11
  • 10.
    • Southern Belle
    • Southern Gentleman
    • A young woman of the American Old South’s upper class
    • Good manners and respect
    01/22/11 Relation with To Kill A Mocking Bird Atticus: Polite and respect towards the elders and Blacks Bob Ewell: Violent, discriminate the Blacks
  • 11.
    • Born on 1926
    • Got a law degree at the University of Alabama
    • Only wrote To Kill A Mocking Bird
    • Was awarded the pilitzer prize
    • To Kill A Mocking Bird was significant to her because it was the only novel published by her and it was inspired by her childhood friend and neighbour
    01/22/11

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