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African American History: A Captivating Guide to the People and Events that Shaped the History of the United States

African American History: A Captivating Guide to the People and Events that Shaped the History of the United States

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Overview

Explore Captivating Stories and Facts about African American History!

The history of African Americans is a long and tragic chronicle of events. The people who dared to stand up and speak out against the systemic cruelty and oppression were often brutally killed for their efforts. This has created a rich tapestry of defiant and courageous leaders and followers who have gradually pressed for the evolution of thought within the United States of America.

Discover personal stories, struggles and achievements of people like:
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Malcolm X
  • Rosa Parks
  • Frederick Douglass
  • And many more
Some of the topics covered in this book include:
  • The First Africans in America
  • How Slaves Were Viewed
  • African Americans' Contribution to Literature, Art, and Music
  • The Fight for Independence
  • Fugitive Slave Laws
  • The Gabriel Prosser Revolt
  • The Denmark Vesey Revolt
  • The Beginning of the End of Slavery
  • The Rallying Movements and Moments, and the Civil War
  • Continued Oppression in Freedom and the Early Struggles for Equality
  • Exodus from the South and the Fight for Education within the South
  • African Americans Begin to Stand Together
  • Founding of Something New Through Pain and Self-Expression
  • Integration and the Civil Rights Movement
  • Those Who Fought for Their Inalienable Rights in a Country That Would Deny Them
  • And a Great Deal More that You don't Want to Miss out on!
Get the book now and learn more about African American History!


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ISBN-13: 9781979912143
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/20/2017
Series: Captivating History
Pages: 126
Sales rank: 1,068,076
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.27(d)

Table of Contents

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PART 1: THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION THROUGH THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 1 – THE FIRST AFRICANS IN AMERICA

THE FIRST AFRICAN SLAVES ON THE MAINLAND

THE FIRST DOCUMENTED ARRIVAL

THE TRIANGLE TRADE

A COMPLEX VIEW ON AFRICANS

EARLY DIVISION IN HOW SLAVES WERE VIEWED

CHAPTER 2 – AFRICAN AMERICANS’ CONTRIBUTION TO LITERATURE, ART, AND MUSIC

CHAPTER 3 – INDEPENDENCE, SLAVERY, ABOLITION, AND THE COMPROMISE

FLORIDA – LAND OF THE FREE

THE FIGHT FOR INDEPENDENCE

Crispus Attucks

Fighting for the British

STRONG WORDS, TEPID ACTIONS

BREAKING DOWN OF THE COMPROMISE

Cotton Gin

Banning of Further Slave Shipments

CHAPTER 4 – FUGITIVE LAWS AND ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF REBELLION

FUGITIVE SLAVE LAWS

1800 GABRIEL PROSSER REVOLT

1822 – DENMARK VESEY REVOLT

1831 – NAT TURNER

1839 – AMISTAD

1856 – JOHN BROWN

CHAPTER 5 – THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF SLAVERY

1820 – MISSOURI COMPROMISE

1846 – WILMOT PROVISO

1854 – KANSAS-NEBRASKA ACT

FREDERICK DOUGLASS

HARRIET BEECHER STOWE

CHAPTER 6 – THE RALLYING MOVEMENTS AND MOMENTS, AND THE CIVIL WAR

HARRIET TUBMAN AND THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

Founding of the Underground Railroad

Harriet Tubman’s Early Life and Involvement With the Underground Railroad

DRED SCOTT

LINCOLN’S COMPROMISE

BEGINNING OF THE WAR AND THE DECLARATION OF EMANCIPATION

TEXAS SLAVES, POST-CIVIL WAR

13TH AMENDMENT

THE CORWIN AMENDMENT

CONCLUSION

PART 2: RECONSTRUCTION THROUGH THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 7 – CONTINUED OPPRESSION IN FREEDOM AND THE EARLY STRUGGLES FOR EQUALITY

CHAPTER 8 – EXODUS FROM THE SOUTH AND THE FIGHT FOR EDUCATION WITHIN THE SOUTH

CHAPTER 9 – AFRICAN AMERICANS BEGIN TO STAND TOGETHER

CHAPTER 10 – FOUNDING OF SOMETHING NEW THROUGH PAIN AND SELF-EXPRESSION

THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE – EXPRESSION OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN

EXPERIENCE

LANGSTON HUGHES

ZORA NEALE HURSTON

THE DRAW AND BEAUTY OF JAZZ

GINGER SMOCK – A FEMALE STAR IN A MASCULINE INDUSTRY

LOUIS ARMSTRONG – THE FACE AND SOUND OF JAZZ

ELLA FITZGERALD

JACKIE ROBINSON

CHAPTER 11 – INTEGRATION AND THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE MILITARY

BROWN VS. BOARD OF EDUCATION OF TOPEKA KANSAS

RISE AND STRENGTH OF CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

MARCH ON WASHINGTON

CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964

THE SELMA MARCH AND BLOODY SUNDAY

VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965

CHAPTER 12 – THOSE WHO FOUGHT FOR THEIR INALIENABLE RIGHTS IN A COUNTRY THAT WOULD DENY THEM

THE COURAGE OF ROSA PARKS

THE DREAM OF MARTIN LUTHER KING

THE TRIALS AND CHANGE OF HEART OF MALCOLM X

THE CALM DIGNITY OF DOROTHY HEIGHT

THE APPOINTMENT OF JUSTICE THURGOOD MARSHALL

THE PEACEFUL PERSEVERANCE OF REPRESENTATIVE JOHN LEWIS

CONCLUSION

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