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1 National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, D.C. Jalin James HUIS-221 B09 July 5th, 2021 The National Museum of African American History and Culture is located in Washington D.C. on the National Mall. It contains countless artifacts of art, culture, and history of African Americans. It is the country's most significant cultural museum that is strictly devoted to the backstory of African Americans. Being one of the 19 museums of the Smithsonian Institution, it was established by an Act of Congress in 2003 and later opened to the public in the latter half of
2 2016. It tells the story of African American history chronically, which is seen in its architecture. You start your historical journey with the Transatlantic Slave Trade, which is below ground, and make your way up to the present day. The museum gives us a well illustrative look at the racial oppression and turmoil African Americans faced since the early 1500s. On the other hand, however, it also recognizes all of the beautiful accomplishments of

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Fall
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Mrs. Stephenson
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Native Americans in the United States, American Civil War, Washington D C, Southern United States

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