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  • 1. By James Wong Hong Hian 2P3(12) Black History
  • 2. Agenda
    • Slavery
    • 3. The Civil War
    • 4. Jim Crow Laws
    • 5. The Civil Rights Movement
    • 6. Montgomery Bus Boycott and Scottsboro Trials
    • 7. Traits of a True Southern Belle and Southern Gentleman
    • 8. Harper Lee
  • 9. Slavery
    • Began in about 1760 BC
    • 10. Portugal was the first slave market created for the sale of imported African slaves
    • 11. The first slaves were brought to Portugal from northern Mauritania
    • 12. Traditionally, the southern whites bought the blacks as slaves
    • 13. All slaves had to listen to their master.
    • 14. In relation to the novel,
      • Both have racial discrimination
      • 15. However, the novel was quite modern, thus there was no more slavery, and the black was being innocently accused.
      • 16. In actual slavery, the blacks had to obey their master and were not treated fairly.
  • 17. Civil War
    • Started because of the disagreement over whether to abolish slavery
      • Northern states wanted to abolish slavery
      • 18. Southern states were afraid to lose control over slavery
  • 24. Civil War
    • Abraham Lincoln proclaimed war against the South
    • 25. For for he freedom and rights of blacks
    • 26. Lasted from April 12,1861 to April 9, 1865
  • 27. Jim Crow Laws
    • A law that seperated the blacks and whites
    • 28. It was the state and local laws in the United States enacted between 1876 and 1965.
    • 29. Gave whites an advantage over the blacks in aspects like education and job opportunities etc.
    • 30. Thus the blacks were very unhappy.
    • 31. In relation to the novel,
      • Tom Robinson was accused by a white of raping, and even though he was innocent he was jailed.
  • 32. The Civil Rights Movement
    • It was a worldwide political movement for equality
    • 33. Occurring between 1950 and 1980
    • 34. NAACP member Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat at the front of the "colored section" of a bus to a white passenger, defying a southern custom of the time.
    • 35. James Meredith becomes the first black student to enroll at the University of Mississippi. Violence and riots surrounding the incident cause President Kennedy to send 5,000 federal troops.
  • 36. The Civil Rights Movement
    • President John F Kennedy supported the movement.
    • 37. In the end, the Africans Americans were to be treated asequal as whites.
    • 38. In relation to the novel,
      • Atticus defended Tom Robinson, just like the movement, which fought for equal treatment of the blacks.
  • 39.
      Montgomery Bus Boycott and Scottsboro Trials
    • Both were due to the racial discrimination of blacks as the transport system was biased
    • 40. In the novel and Scottsboro Trials, both blacks were accused of rape that they did not commit.
  • 41.
      Traits of a True Southern Belle and Southern Gentleman
    • A southern Belle is an archetype for a young woman of the American Old South's upper class.
    • 42. A southern gentleman are respected and from the upper class
  • 43.
      Harper Lee
    • Born on April 28, 1926
    • 44. An American author best known for her 1960 Pulitzer Prize winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird
    • 45. Assisted her close friend, Truman Capote, in his research for the book In Cold Blood .
    • 46. TKAMB was important to her as,
      • It was her only book published
      • 47. Is a societal mirror
  • 48. Thank You
    • Done by James Wong Hong Hian 2P3(12)