African immigration by gaby and abe p5

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African immigration by gaby and abe p5

  1. 1. African Immigration to the US! By: Abelardo Pineda & Gabriela Aburto 9 th Grade
  2. 2. When did the African Slaves Arrive to the US? What was their method ? <ul><li>They came chained up in boats. </li></ul><ul><li>They were the slaves that were brought in trough the middle passage. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What kicked them out and brought them here? <ul><li>They were forced in to the USA, by slave traders. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Where did they settle ? Why did they chose this area? <ul><li>Most were brought to North America. </li></ul><ul><li>They were sold to farmers in Virginia, Maryland and the Carolinas. </li></ul><ul><li>They worked in cotton fields in their owners plantation. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How where they treated by this area? <ul><li>The North respected the immigrants but the slavery was in the South. </li></ul><ul><li>To become free men or women they had to escape to the North. </li></ul><ul><li>African Americans that were free were ready for war but were rejected at first. </li></ul><ul><li>At the end they were accepted in the list. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What job’s did they find? Why did they do this job <ul><li>The slaves picked cotton for their plantation master. </li></ul><ul><li>The cotton gin was used to clean the cotton (take the seeds off). </li></ul><ul><li>They had to listen to there master or else they were beaten sometimes almost to death. </li></ul>
  7. 7. How did the slave impact life in the US? <ul><li>They impacted life because they helped the economy. </li></ul><ul><li>They also impacted life because the Civil War was fought for the freedom of slaves. </li></ul><ul><li>It was America’s deadliest war </li></ul><ul><li>North vs. South </li></ul>
  8. 8. Did they assimilate to the society? <ul><li>This group did assimilate into the US society. It took some time but they did. </li></ul><ul><li>They were accepted as slaves had to work for food and shelter. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Where could you find evidence of this group in Los Angeles? Where is their community set up at ? <ul><li>African Americans are found in every place. </li></ul><ul><li>They live in New York, Florida, Illinois etc. </li></ul><ul><li>They live everywhere in the US we could say they assimilated everywhere. </li></ul><ul><li>Some places are South Central, Watts, Compton. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Conclusion <ul><li>They were mistreated in the south but they had their small rights in the North. </li></ul><ul><li>In the south they were forced to work or if they didn’t they would get whipped sometimes till death. </li></ul><ul><li>Their still fighting for better right's. </li></ul><ul><li>They are trying to make their life better. </li></ul><ul><li>They have HOPE, they BELIVE and they want CHANGE in their life's. </li></ul>
  11. 11. My better place <ul><li>Cotton is hurtful to pick ,my fingers bleeding ,my lips dry, I’m hungry ,thirsty ,and tired. Hands fell numb want to run away to a better place. My body sweaty, back burns and its bloody. I want to run away to a better place. </li></ul><ul><li>My master has beaten me. He has killed me. Now I know were my better place is and how it feels. I’m with GOD happy not hungry nor tired or hurt. Hands not sweaty nor bleeding clean and soft , stomach full. My happiness and my better place came to me over night. </li></ul><ul><li>The cotton is now picked, clean and white no blood ,seeds nor tears. </li></ul>

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