Lecture on African American History in the Colonies
What was the Northwest Passage?
passage linking Pacific Ocean to Atlantic Ocean
What was the first permanent english settlement in North America?
What was the first settlement in North America?
Important Figures and Events in AFAM History
1960s: The first African American to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. Prior to
becoming a judge, he was a lawyer who was best remembered for his activity in the Little Rock
Lecture on The Black Power Movement
Stokely Carmichael and "Black Power"
1960s: a black civil rights activist in the 1960's. Leader of the Student Non-violent Coordinating
Committee. He did a lot of work with Martin Luther King Jr.but later changed his at
Lecture Notes on Geography
What do geographic features look like on maps, globes, and diagrams?
Water related features include lakes, rivers, tributaries, gulfs, and bays. Land related features
include mountains, hills, plateaus, plains, islands, and peni
Lecture Notes on Political Figures and Events in AFAM History
9 black teenage boys- arrested and charged with raping two woman train bound for Scottsboro,
Alabama. Sentenced to electric chair after there was very little evidence to sup
Lecture Notes on Important Events in AFAM History
Pilgrims Land at Plymouth November, 1620
Bacon's Rebellion July 1676
French and Indian War 1754-1763
Boston Massacre March 5, 1770
Declaration of Independence Signed July 4, 1776
Battle of Saratoga Septemb
Lecture Notes on Religious Figures in America
English explorer who claimed Newfoundland for England while looking for Northwest
16th century series of religious actions which led to establishment of the Protestant
Lecture Notes on Georgia and the Colonies
What was the 13th colony?
What was the goal of James Oglethorpe in founding the Georgia colony?
To conceive Georgia as a humanitarian refuge for English debtors and criminals, and
wanted to establish the c
Lecture Notes on AFAM History Pre Colonies
A strait connecting the Bering Sea to the Arctic Ocean
Pre-Columbian Indian groups (North America)
Powhatan/ Narragansett/ Abenaki
Pre-Columbian Indian groups (Central America)
Aztecs/ Mayans/ Incas
Lecture Notes on Literary Figures in History
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin- portrayed the humanity and suffering of slaves
Best-selling novel in 1852 - sold over 1 million copies by 1853
aroused widespread northern sympathy for slaves