13th AmendmentAbolished Slavery14th AmendmentDeclares that all persons born in the U.S. are citizens and are guaranteed equal protection of the laws15th AmendmentStates cannot deny any person the right to vote because of race. Third of three "Reconstruction Amendments" passed after Civil War.aboltionistreformer who wanted to end slavery in the United StatesAbrammuoA weight for measuring precious metalsAfricans first arrived in the English colonies in.....1619American paradoxEquality for white men was built upon the enslavement of black men.Benjamin Banneker best known forAlmanacsBlack CodesLaws denying most legal rights to newly freed slaves; passed by southern states following the Civil WarBlack Nationalisma belief in the separate identity and racial unity of the African American communityBooker T. WashingtonProminent black American, born into slavery, who believed that racism would end once blacks acquired useful labor skills and proved their economic value to society, was head of the Tuskegee Institute in 1881. Advocated vocational/tech skills for African Americans. "Cast down your bucket where you are." Wanted to "go slow" on political and civil rights.Carolina colonyEnglish established a barrier to Spanish expansion. Established feudal society with hereditary nobility, serfs and slaves, Rice crops made them wealthiest elite and epicenter of slaveryCORECongress of Racial EqualityInterracial groupFirst civil rights organization to use non-violent tactics to promote racial equality and desegregationCreoleA slave who was born in the AmericasDiane NashAn African-American woman who was very involved in the civil rights movement, including the SCLC and the founding of SNCC. Nash was involved in
planning the Freedom Rides and took over when CORE (who had originally organized the rides) bailed after the riders encountered severe violence, refusing to quit in the faceof adversity. Nash also helped organize the voting movement in Selma, Alabama.DyulaA group of peoples that: Used cowry shells as a form of currency Among the first to convert to Islam Settled in dispersed parts of West Africa but maintained commercial ties among themselvesFrederick DouglassOne of the most prominent African American figures in the abolitionist movement; escaped from slavery; advocated freedom from slavery & full citizenship rights for all blacksFreedom Quiltsthese quilts gave messages to help escaping slaves on the Underground RailroadFreedom RidersGroup of civil rights workers who took bus trips through southern states in 1961 to protest illegal interstate bus segregationGreat Migrationmovement of over 300,000 African American from the rural south into Northern cities between 1914 and 1920Grimke SistersAbolitionists and suffragettes. The sisters came from South Carolina in an aristocratic family, with an Episcopalian judge who owned slaves father.