Black history month

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<p> 1. Who are they? 2. Who are they? 3. Who are they? 4. What is the Black History month? Remembers about African American history: what black people have done. Celebrated once a year in February: USA, Canada and UK. 5. Activity Think of 5 famous black American people. Write their profession. Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King JR, Malcom X, Babe Ruth, etc. 6. 1. Origins of inequality White- Black: Black slaves 7. 2. Abolition of slavery: It was put into law in 1862 and 1863 but was not complete until 185 when the 13th Amendment was ratified. About four million (4,000,000) slaves were freed. I freed most slaves in the Southern States. 8. Abraham Lincoln He was the president responsible for freeing the slaves. He put the Emancipation Proclamation into law 9. 3. Segregation 10. Kkk 11. Black power movement 12. Fredrick Douglas Abolitionist=A person who fights against slavery "I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong. -Fredrick Douglas He was born in 1818 and died in 1895 He was well educated and wrote books about the bad situation of African Americans. 13. Malcolm X 1925-1965 Malcolm promoted black pride and black power. He was like Martin Luther King Jr. but not about peaceful protest. He criticized whites for the bad treatment of Blacks. He was assassinated while giving a speech. 14. Rosa Parks 1913-2005 She is known for refusing to give her seat to a white man on a bus. This caused the Montgomery Bus Boycott and it lasted a year. 15. Comment these photos </p>