A Chronology

1450-1850 African Slave Trade: Historical Background

1619-1776 Slavery in the British Colonies

1776-1865 Slavery in the United States of America

1865-1870 Civil Rights for African descendants in America

1896 PLessy v Ferguson Supreme Court decision "Separate but Equal" doctrine

1954 Brown vBoard of Education Supreme Court decision

1955-1965 Civil Rights Movement

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Triangular Slave Trade: Notes

Lecture from Dr Sanders African American History Class on the Institutionalization of Racism in US Constitution http://www.njcu.edu/dept/aas/AAHlesson3.htm

13th Amendment http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.amendmentxiii.html

14th Amendment http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.amendmentxiv.html

15th Amendment http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.amendmentxv.html

Lesson 1 Black Experience Notes

Lesson 2 Black Experience Notes