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Black History

  1. 1. By Lim Joo Bin( 17) 01/22/11
  2. 2. <ul><li>has been around since Ancient Egypt and possibly even before then </li></ul><ul><li>Large plantations in the south needed more workers, thus they enslaved more people to help as workers. </li></ul><ul><li>Countries such as America, England and Spain bought these slaves. </li></ul>01/22/11
  3. 3. <ul><li>Slaves could not gather in-groups of 4 or more. </li></ul><ul><li>Slaves cannot leave their owners property without a written pass. </li></ul><ul><li>Slaves could not own weapons. </li></ul><ul><li>Slaves were not allowed to learn how to read or write. </li></ul><ul><li>In To Kill A Mocking Bird, blacks were inferior to the whites. </li></ul>01/22/11
  4. 4. <ul><li>The states are : Texas, the Indian Territory, Missouri, Arkansas, Lousiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida </li></ul><ul><li>Abraham Lincoln proclaimed war with the south </li></ul><ul><li>The war was fought between April 1861 and April 1865. </li></ul>01/22/11
  5. 5. <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>The Civil War abolished slavery as a legal institution in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>In To Kill A Mocking Bird, it shows that everyone should have their own rights, like the Civil War </li></ul>01/22/11
  6. 6. <ul><li>The Jim Crow laws were legal and social restrictions that separated African Americans from white Americans during the late 1800s and early 1900s. </li></ul><ul><li>The blacks didn't like it because it went against everything they believed in as a race </li></ul>01/22/11
  7. 7. <ul><li>The Civil Rights movement began on December 1, 1955, when Rosa Parks, a black seamstress, refused to cooperate with a segregation law. </li></ul><ul><li>This event sparked what would become a national movement of resistance to racial segregation and discrimination. </li></ul><ul><li>President John F. Kennedy supported the Civil Rights movement </li></ul>01/22/11
  8. 8. <ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>01/22/11
  9. 9. <ul><li>Fighting for the rights of blacks in transport </li></ul><ul><li>Blacks had to give up their seats for the whites </li></ul><ul><li>Nine black teenaged boys accused of rape in Alabama </li></ul><ul><li>In To Kill A Mocking Bird, Tom Robinson was wrongly accused to raping Mayella </li></ul>01/22/11
  10. 10. <ul><li>Southern Belle </li></ul><ul><li>Southern Gentleman </li></ul><ul><li>A young woman of the American Old South’s upper class </li></ul><ul><li>Good manners and respect </li></ul>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. 11. <ul><li>Born on 1926 </li></ul><ul><li>Got a law degree at the University of Alabama </li></ul><ul><li>Only wrote To Kill A Mocking Bird </li></ul><ul><li>Was awarded the pilitzer prize </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul>01/22/11