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Black History For Beginners

Black History For Beginners

Denise Dennis

Language: English

Pages: 192

ISBN: 1934389196

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Here is a reprint of one of the most popular Beginners books. Covering a rich history often ignored, Denise Dennis chronicles the struggle from capture and enslavement in Africa right up through Civil Rights and the different kind of struggle Blacks face today.

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Musketeers) to a Southern Democrat: On October 16th, 1859 John Brown raided the arsenal at Harper’s Ferry, Virginia in hope of leading a slave insurrection. Fifty men were in his group. Of the five black men involved, one survived. The South tried to portray Brown as a maniac. He was hanged on December 2,1859. At a meeting commemorating John Brown’s death o riot broke out and Frederick Douglass was flung down the steps of Fremont Temple in Boston. The events of 1800-1859 culminated in the

Compromises with the South were an attempt to appease and keep the Union together. Northern manufacturers and New York businessmen depended on Southern trade. New York City was decidedly anti - Lincoln in 1860. Rumors abounded that New York City would secede with the South and set itself up as a port to carry on trade between Great Britain and the Confederates. This never came about. Although England sympathized with the South, there were anti - slavery sentiments in Britain. New York fought

depended on the action of black people and the power of God.” Andrew Young 1982 Blacks entered into the 20th century armed with a new weapon: ORGANIZATION. In 1905, the Niagara Movement met at Niagara Falls, Canada, with W.E.B. DuBois as its leader. They were considered radical because they vehemently demanded action rather than empty promises. Members of the Niagara Movement became part of a new organization. In 1910, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was

cause” because in introduced heathens to Christianity. The roots of the slave trade: The captured were members of various tribes. They were kidnapped or captured in tribal wars and sold. European traders established posts along the west African coastline where and ivory were bartered for bodies. Men and women could be purchased from independent African slatees, too. Chiefs often appointed a Caboceer, an African who gathered those who were to be sold. After the long march the captured chained

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