Lecture Notes on 1930s Era AFAM History
Economic downturn that began in 1929 and lasted throughout the 1930s
Makeshift camps inhabited by poor men, women, and children
Group or organization with members of two races
Lecture Notes on Organization and Political Action
Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Fund set up by the NAACP to support the attack on the legal foundations of race inequality in
The Southern Manifesto
Statement issued by Strom Thurmon
Lecture Notes on the Freedom Riders
Who were the freedom riders?
The freedom riders were black+white activist who rode interstate buses into the segregated
What was the purpose of the freedom rides?
To test earlier supreme court decisions against s
Lecture Notes on Culture in African American History
Synonymous with the place/person with power. Western civilization vs. lesser civilizations who
aren't the norm/center
The memory of a group of people, typically passed from one
Study Guide on Historical Figure Madam CJ Walker
Where and when was Madam CJ Walker born?
Delta, Louisiana in 1867
What was Madam CJ Walker's birth name?
Why did Madam CJ Walker get a home of her own?
She was being abused by a "cruel broth
Study Guide on Reconstruction Period
In 1868 elections were held in the south. Why? What was the outcome of those elections
for African Americans?
Elections were held to ratify the new constitutions and elect new officials. In most southern
states there w
Lecture on African American Inventors
Cooling automobile unit.
Self-attaching train cars.
Created the Ephermis (device used to tell location by using stars)
Daniel Hale Williams
Performed open heart surger
Notes on Popular Figures in AFAM History and Geography
Ivan Van Sertima
know for his controversial theory of pre-columbian contact between Africa and the Americas.
influenced hellenistic culture and society by influencing arrogration systems, trade,
Lecture Notes on History of the Continent of Africa
What is the size of the continent of Africa ?
11,700,000 square miles
Which map projection most accurately depicts the true size of Africa ?
the peters projection
What 2 factors always apply to Africa ?
Lecture Notes on Political Parties and movements in AFAM
Free males and females working for free for their own gain.
Act that specified that slavery should be prohibited in any lands that might be acquired from