AFAM Midterm Review

AFAM Midterm Review - Diaspora: dispersion from place of...

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Diaspora: dispersion from place of origin African diaspora: largest forced migration in history of the planet 11.5 million people carried in transatlantic slave trade Taught that slave trade ended in 1808 when trade was outlawed by Congress Slave trade really ends in 1862 when Abraham Lincoln provde that his administration was going to enforce by law by executing slaver Africans were brought to America to be slaves because: 1) Different color made them easy to identify 2) Africans familiar with crops worked in America 3) Africans more immune to diseases Cultural survivals: 1) Call and response 2) Folktales 3) Creole languages 4) Front porch Hanging of Angelique by Afua Cooper: 1734 Slavery in Canada—slavery ended in Canada in 1833 1763 British win French and Indian war Restavec by Jean Robert Cadet: Slavery was not abolished in 1865—restavec practice still continues in Haiti René was taken by the police and beaten for stealing money and never seen again Racism isn’t over in 1975, still exists in US:
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