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Approximately how many slaves were estimated to be transported from Africa via the Middle Passage to the
sugar, cotton, coffee
Which crops were not indigenous to the New World?
slaves being used to carry the cargo of merchants along trade routes and rivers
What are the factors that set the stage for the commercial network that linked Europeans and complicit Africans in the capture and sale of other human beings?
1312-1337 400 billion worth
In what years did Mansa Musa rule Mali and how much was his estimated net worth?
What was Africa's most valuable trade item with both Arabs and Europeans before the discovery of the New world?
Where and what year was the fossil remains of Lucy found?
3 or 4 years
How long did it take for a slave to be considered "seasoned"?
About how many languages does the continent of Africa have?
What was the name of the special assistant who was responsible for collecting those to be sold at prices previously agreed on by the trader and African ruler?
pregnant women worked all the way up till childbirth
What did investigations by the British Parliament in 1790 - 1791 reveal?
because republicans attempted to build a strong party in the south
Why did blacks begin to become disaffected with the Republican Party starting in 1928?
zora neale hurston
What is the name of the person that was an anthropologist and literary modernist during the Harlem Renaissance?
Who was it that insisted "all Art is propaganda and ever must be, despite the wailing of the purists... I do not care a damn for any art that is not used for propaganda"?
By what year was the last black youth released in the Scottsboro case?
Who was at the helm of the National Negro Congress that convened in Chicago in 1936?
racial separatism and denunciation of miscegenation
In Garvey's meeting with the Klu Klux Klan Member, what principles were both men committed to?
What book of Dr. Woodrow Wilson did W.E.B DuBois teach to his students at Atlanta University?
rope and fag , bib of judge lynch
What was the name of the book that was published and included data over a 10 year period on lynching?
lift every voice and sing, james johnson
What is the official name of the "Negro National Anthem" and who composed the lyrics of it?
black swan records
What is the name of the Black owned Entertainment Company that folded 2 years after being in existence?
Who was the first black scholar to identify and seriously critique the rise of the black underclass?
Which President signed the Congressional Bill that created the holiday for Dr. Martin Luther King jr?
Which state prohibited anyone convicted of a crime from ever voting again, even after serving his or her sentence and was the center of the 2000 Presidential election?
____ is more closely linked to the higher rates of incarceration for black men than for any other group in the United States
98% and 30%
What percentage of African immigrants have high school degrees and what is the average percentage of residents in their neighborhood are college educated?
In what year does most Hip Hop histories began?
By which decade did blacks reverse direction of migration and are now moving south in increasing numbers?
Which President supported the measure to move welfare recipients off public assistance and onto "workforce"?
Who did Clarence Thomas succeed as Supreme Court Justice?
In the 2007 case involving voluntary school desegregation in Seattle and Louisville, what amendment did the parents claim were violated as a result of the school districts plan?
Which state constitution was the first to outlaw slavery and in what year?
Which Colony enacted an Act in 1712 that presumed that every Negro is a Slave?
The founding Fathers' devotion to freedom for all whites, which elevated them above all black slaves led historian Edmund Morgan to label it what?
In which colony were slaves more likely to retain their African names?
mass, rhode island, conn
In which colonies did slaves have Negro Election day?
puritan colony 1641
What English colony was the first to give legal sanction to slavery and in what year?
How early did blacks play an important role in Spain's efforts to gain a foothold in North America?
Pennsylvania abolition society
What was North America's first antislavery society called?
Which region was known for having a large number of slaves that lived together on plantation units?
lord dunmore of Virginia
Which royal governor issued a proclamation to free slaves and indentured servants?
Which set of laws were designed to express the viewpoint that slaves are not people but property?
How many free black children of school age in Virginia attended school?
Which group maintained that races emerged from different human origins and thus represented different human species?
sierra leone, 1787
Which colony was established in Africa by the British for the purpose of settling blacks from England and refugees from the American Revolution?
Within a 24 hour period, how many whites were killed during the Nat Turner insurrection of 1831?
free african society, 1780
What was the name of the first black institution that was the cornerstone around black neighborhoods and communities and what year was it founded?
In what year was American participation in the Atlantic Slave Trade abolished
taxation and representation
what were the two main issues that led to the 3/5th compromise
In the late 1700's and early 1800's which political Party was generally more inclined to oppose slavery and view the role of blacks as citizens?
By 1850, out of a population of 3.2 million how many mulatto slaves were there?
What school was founded under the leadership of the Freedman's Bureau?
divided the confederate states into 5 military districts under martial law
What did the Reconstruction act of 1867 entail?
What was the literacy rate of African Americans in 1910?
Which party rose out of Virginia in 1879 comprised of black Republicans and disgruntled white democrats?
Who coined the term "Talented Tenth"?
plessy vs ferguson 1896
What Supreme Court Case upheld segregation and the doctrine of "Separate but Equal"?
By freeing the slaves, what statue was nullified by the 13th amendment?
In the Jim Crow south, who led the promotion of black history and what year did it begin?
louisville, baltimore, atlanta
In what cities were the first segregated housing ordinances enacted?
industrial training and liberal arts
From the early years of freedom after the Civil war, what were the two different black higher educational types?
How many years in prison did Muhammad Ali serve for refusing to be drafted into the United Stated Army?
Who is the individual most responsible for developing the strategy for the all out legal attack on Jim Crow laws?
the negro family; the case for national action
Which report surveyed the continued racial disparities between blacks and whites, concluding that the black family was the "the fundamental source of the weakness of the Negro community at the present time"?
democrats and republicans
In the 1960 campaign, which political party took a strong stance for racial justice and equality?
council on african affairs
Throughout the 1940's, what is the name of the organization that kept the American public apprised of the colonial Activities in Africa?
Who is known today as the father of Black History?
Who was Malcolm X's father a follower of _____________?
harry truman 1948
Who was the first President of the United States to address the NAACP and in what year?
What city in 1966 was Dr. Martin Luther King referring to when he said he had never seen greater racial antipathy, not even in the south?
black panther party
FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover labeled _________ "the greatest single threat to the internal security" of the United States.
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