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Historical Periods and the State Sanctioned Status of Africans and African  Americans in the United States and Its Colonies: 1619 -  to the Present Period                  # of Years        Status 1619-1641              22               Initially neutral and degenerating not second                                                    class citizenship and eventually slavery.  1642-1865             223             sub-human, chattel, non-person,  slave ,3/5’s                                                    person 1865-1877              12               de jure civil rights for African American men
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Unformatted text preview: 1878-1969 91 no national civil rights enforced for African American men or women; areas outside of the South were more open to African American civil rights but not guaranteed. 1970 – Present 34 De jure equal protection of the law...
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2011 for the course POLS-Y 386 taught by Professor Hanks during the Spring '11 term at Indiana.

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