Civil Rights Class Week 3

Why are black people still fighting for civil rights in america? Between 1492 and 1820 10 million people entered the “new wold” and about 7.7 million were enslaved Africans. Noble-status = living with out the need to work Mestizos – person of mixed origin (Spanish colonizers could marry ingenious or African legally by 1514) (childrenContinue reading “Civil Rights Class Week 3”

Day in the History of Racial Injustice

February 12, 1901 ~After having rejected it in 1865, Delaware ratified Thirteenth Amendment, which abolished slavery. February 12, 1809 – Abraham Lincoln was born. Lincoln was the nation’s sixteenth president, leading the country from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865, a little over a month into his second term. He piloted the countryContinue reading “Day in the History of Racial Injustice”