Great Events from History: African American History, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1682171531
  • ISBN-13: 9781682171530
  • DDC: 973.049607
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 900 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released April 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This resource provides comprehensive coverage of the events that define the framework of African American history, including social, cultural, and political movements, and the struggles to gain freedom, equality, and civil rights. Articles emphasize key events in the study of slavery, the abolitionist movement, civil rights, discrimination, voting rights, and Supreme Court decisions. Other events focus on arts and entertainment, Black Nationalism, crime and punishment, economic issues, education, military history, politics & government, religion, riots and civil disturbances and women's issues.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher's Note.
Editor's Introduction.
Introduction to African American History.
Complete List of Contents.
Overviews.
1: African-American Cultural Impact on US Culture.
2: Black Church.
3: Agriculture.
4: Sports.
5: Literature.
6: Science and Technology.
7: Cowboys.
8: Cubans and African Americans.
9: Demographic Trends.
10: Economic Trends.
11: Education.
12: Employment.
13: Film History.
14: Haitians.
15: Integration.
16: Irish and African Americans.
17: Jamaicans.
18: Jews and African Americans.
19: Koreans and African Americans.
20: Lynching.
21: The Media.
22: Military.
23: Music.
24: Native Americans and African Americans.
25: Politics and Government.
26: Segregation.
27: Segregation on the Frontier.
28: Sharecropping.
29: Slavery.
30: Slavery and Families.
31: Slavery and Women.
32: Slavery and Race Relations.
33: Slavery and the Justice System.
34: Stereotypes.
35: West Indians.
Chronology of Events.
36: The Middle Passage to American Slavery.
37: Africans Arrive in Virginia.
38: Virginia Slave Codes.
39: Charles Town Is Founded.
40: Expansion of the Atlantic Slave Trade 18th century.
41: New York City Slave Revolt.
42: Settlement of the Carolinas.
43: Settlement of Georgia.
44: Stono Rebellion.
45: Caribbean Slave Rebellions.
46: African American Baptist Church is Founded.
47: Pennsylvania Society for the Abolition of Slavery is Founded.
48: Northeast States Abolish Slavery.
49: Freemasons in Boston.
50: Three-Fifths Compromise.
51: Free African Society is Founded.
52: Northwest Ordinance.
53: Second Great Awakening.
54: Fugitive Slave Law of 1793.
55: Whitney Invents the Cotton Gin.
56: Negro Conventions.
57: Social Reform Movement.
58: Missouri Compromise.
59: Denmark Vesey Revolt.
60: John Brown Russwurm Publishes Freedom's Journal.
61: Turner's Slave Insurrection.
62: Garrison Begins Publishing The Liberator.
63: American Anti-Slavery Society is Founded.
64: Texas Revolution.
65: AMISTAD Slave Revolt.
66: Groves v. Slaughter.
67: Lombard Street Race Riot of 1842.
68: Muncy Abolitionist Riot of 1842.
69: First Minstrel Shows.
70: Douglass Launches The North Star.
71: Harriet Tubman Escapes to Freedom.
72: Compromise of 1850.
73: Fugitive Slave Law of 1850.
74: Sojurner Truth speaks at Akron Woman's Rights Convention.
75: Sojourner Truth.
76: Stowe Publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin.
77: National Council of Colored People is Founded.
78: Birth of the Republican Party.
79: Congress Passes the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
80: Emigration Convention of 1854.
81: Bleeding Kansas.
82: First African American University Opens.
83: Dred Scott v. Sandford.
84: Lincoln-Douglas Debates.
85: Clotilde Capture.
86: Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry.
87: Lincoln Is Elected U.S. President.
88: Civil War.
89: Establishment of the Confederate States of America.
90: Lincoln is Inaugurated President.
91: First Battle of Bull Run.
92: Confiscation Acts of 1861 and 1862.
93: Lincoln Issues the Emancipation Proclamation.
94: 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment Leads a Mass Assault Against Fort Wagner.
95: Draft Riots.
96: Battles of Gettysburg, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga.
97: Surrender at Appomattox and Assassination of Lincoln.
98: Sherman Marches Through Georgia and the Carolinas.
99: Juneteenth.
100: Watie is Last Confederate General to Surrender.
101: Thirteenth Amendment is Ratified.
102: Congress Creates the Freedmen's Bureau.
103: Birth of the Ku Klux Klan.
104: Black Codes.
105: Reconstruction.
106: Buffalo Soldiers.
107: The Civil Rights Act of 1866.
108: Civil Rights Acts of 1866-1875.
109: Memphis and New Orleans Race Riots of 1866.
110: Pulaski Race Riot of 1867.
111: Impeachment of Andrew Johnson.
112: Fourteenth Amendment Is Ratified.
113: Ku Klux Klan Acts.
114: Fifteenth Amendment.
115: Grandfather Clauses.
116: Colfax Massacre.
117: Slaughterhouse Cases.
118: Clinton Massacre.
119: United States v. Cruikshank.
120: United States v. Reese.
121: Hamburg Massacre of 1876.
122: Charleston Race Riots.
123: Compromise of 1877.
124: Strauder v. Westvirginia.
125: Civil Rights Cases.
126: African-American Holiness Pentecostal Movement.
127: Louisville, New Orleans, and Texas Railway Company v. Mississippi.
128: Mississippi Disenfranchisement Laws.