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Black history

  1. 1. Black History<br />Done by Choy Yu Yong 2P306<br />
  2. 2. Slavery<br />Begin as early as ancient times<br />Slave market started in Portugal, importing African slaves from North America to South America<br />Whites bought and owned these slaves<br />The slaves were to obey every command, and work extremely hard <br />Were not allowed to gather in great numbers<br />Were not allowed to own weapons<br />
  3. 3. Slavery<br />Novel<br />Blacks were discriminated, and people had prejudice against them<br />Wrongly framed for something they did not do<br />Real Life<br />Black slaves were treated extremely cruelly, worst than animals<br />Led a very pitiful life<br />
  4. 4. The Civil War<br />North America against South America<br />Southern states<br />Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Delawar and Maryland<br />The North wanted to abolish slavery, but the South wanted to continue using their slaves for manual labour.<br />Disagreement resulted in war<br />
  5. 5. The Civil War<br />North America<br />Abraham Lincoln then proceeded to wage war against the south to fight for freedom of slaves<br />South America<br />Refused and engaged in war<br />Lasted approximately 4 years<br />Slaves were freed<br />
  6. 6. Jim Crow Laws<br />Originated from a song<br />Was the states law during 1876 and 1965<br />Favoured the whites, showed discriminations against the blacks<br />Whites were given advantages in society and education<br />Blacks were unhappy that they were unfairly treated<br />
  7. 7. Jim Crow Laws<br />Novel<br />Tom Robinson, a black, was unfairly treated, and punished for something he did not commit<br />He was accused and sentenced of rape when he did not in fact commit it.<br />
  8. 8. Civil Rights Movement<br />Begin in the 1950<br />Wanted to improves the legal rights, equality for all<br />Supported by U.S President John F. Kennedy<br />American-Indian Movement<br />Heavy and violent protests<br />Chicano Movement<br />Wanted Mexicans to be included in the society, and not be separated from society<br />
  9. 9. Civil Rights Movement<br />Blacks were finally equal with whites<br />Novel<br />Even though Tom Robinson is black, Atticius still fights for his rights, like he would for anyone else.<br />
  10. 10. Montgomery Bus Boycott and Scottsboro Trials<br />Montgomery Bus Boycott<br />Blacks refused to board buses as long as the segregation existed<br />Scottsboro Trial<br />9 black boys were wrongly accused for rape<br />Novel<br />Both Tom Robinson and these black boys were wrongly accused for something they did not do<br />They are similar in the way that they are both fighting for rights for the blacks<br />
  11. 11. Southern Belle and Southern Gentleman<br />Gentleman <br />Humility, respect, gentlemanly<br />Belle<br />Proper etiquette, penmanship, dancing, needlework<br />
  12. 12. Southern Belle and Southern Gentleman<br />Novel<br />Atticius : Gentlemanly, polite, respected, impartial, does not exercise discrimination<br />Bob Ewell : Hypocrite, rude, exercises discrimination<br />
  13. 13. Harper Lee<br />Born in Alabama, 1926<br />Studies law<br />Received the “Pulitzer Award 1961”<br />TKAMB was very significant to her as it was her only book published, and it was her reflection on racism and discrimination<br />