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Arts and Humanities
History of Africa
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African Americans are largely the descendants of enslaved people who were brought from their African Homelands __ _____ to work in the New World.
The Term _______-________ was adopted by civil rights activist to underline pride in their ancestral homeland.
Many African American people prefer to be referred to as Black because they believe that it more accurately represents _____ __________ in America, regardless of origin.
The history of Black people in the United States began in 1619, when 20 Africans were brought to the English colony of Virginia as __________ ________.
________ black people were forced to work in cleaning and cultivating the farmlands of the New World.
The overwhelming majority of Africans were taken from the area of Western Africa where ___, _____, ___ _____ were highly advanced.
art, music, and dance
African slaves played a major, though unrewarded, role in laying the _______ foundations of the United States, especially in the South.
In the mid-1800s, Black immigrants from the ____ ______ began willingly move to the US.
Black people from the West Indies were helpful in _________ _______ ___ ________ in cities like Philadelphia, Boston, and New York City for other Black people that were not enslaved.
organizing schools and churches
Thousands of runaway slaves were led to freedom in the North, as well as Canada, by Black and White abolisionist who organized a network of secret routes and hiding places that came to be known as the __________ ________
By the end of the _____ ___, more than 186,00 African American were in the union (United States/ North) Army.
After the Civil War and the ratification of the __________ _________ to the Constitution (1865), nearly four million slaves were freed.
The Fourteenth Amendment (1868) granted African Americans ___________.
In the decades after the Civil War, African Americans received _____ _________ ___ ________ ______ __________. In search of improvement, many African Americans migrated westward.
harsh treatment and enforced racial separation
Many African Americans moved to the north in 1915 and 1916 as thousands of new jobs opened up in _________ supplying goods to European Nations fighting in World War I.
Between 1910 and 1920 an estimated 500,00 _______ _________ left the South.
In World War II there was high number of Black People from the rural South that moved to find work in Northern Factories. This was known as the _____ ________.
President Lyndon Johnson's _____ _______ ________ began in 1964. Some of these programs helped African Americans achieve notable gains in education and allowed families to rise into the middle and upper-middle class for the first time.
Great Society programs
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