Blacks in America

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Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Civil Rights, Kennedy, Referat, Hausaufgabe, Blacks in America
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Blacks in America 1619 The first 20 Africans are brought to work as servants in Jamestown, Virginia. During the next hundred years thousands more are brought as slaves to work on the tobacco and cotton fields in the South. 1808 Congress passes a law making it illegal to import slaves, but it is generally ignored. 1820 Slavery is declared legal in the South, but illegal in all states north of Missouri. 1861 Abraham Lincoln becomes President of the United States. the number of slaves in the USA has reached 4 million. Eleven southern slave states leave the Union, afraid that Abraham Lincoln will abolish slavery, which is the basis of their economy. The Civil War breaks out. 1865 The North defeats the South. Slaves are freed throughout the nation. 1868 Blacks offically become American ...

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