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The slavery

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The slavery

  1. 1. Slavery in the United States<br />A cruel reality<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li> The transatlantic slave trade
  3. 3. Mid-fifteenth centaury
  4. 4. Slave markets
  5. 5. Assessed, judged and auction off</li></li></ul><li>North and South<br /><ul><li>Virginia 1619
  6. 6. Not English citizens by birth
  7. 7. No rights
  8. 8. Slave codes
  9. 9. North servants, craftsmen or labourers
  10. 10. South plantation workers</li></li></ul><li>Treatment and resistance<br /><ul><li>Inhuman and brutal
  11. 11. Violence only measure
  12. 12. Cruel punishment
  13. 13. Resistance
  14. 14. Silent sabotage
  15. 15. Rebellion
  16. 16. Feet-dragging</li></ul>Harriet Tubman<br />
  17. 17. Conflict between North and South<br /><ul><li> ”All men are created equal”
  18. 18. Resistance in the North</li></ul> - industry<br /> - smaller farms and colder climate<br /><ul><li> Abolitionist-movements
  19. 19. Slavery abolished in some states
  20. 20. Where should slavery be legal?</li></li></ul><li>Increased conflict<br /><ul><li>South extended slavery
  21. 21. Compromises were made
  22. 22. The Fugitive Slave Act
  23. 23. Dred Scott
  24. 24. Slaves` rights</li></li></ul><li>Resolution<br /><ul><li>The Thirteenth Amendment
  25. 25. The Fourteenth Amendment
  26. 26. The Civil Rights Act
  27. 27. Almost 90 years before </li></ul> it was fulfilled<br />
  28. 28. Sources<br /><ul><li>BARNARD ELECTRONIC ARCHIVE AND TEACHING LABORATORY</li></ul>http://beatl.barnard.columbia.edu/students/his3487/lembrich/seminar53.html<br /><ul><li>Homestead http://americanrevwar.homestead.com/files/civwar/slavery.html
  29. 29. Lawhttp://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/thirteenthamendment.html
  30. 30. Wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slavery_in_the_United_States#Slave_codeshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abolitionism#Calls_for_abolitionhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fugitive_Slave_Act_of_1850http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Declaration_of_Independence</li>

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