The Special centainty of slavery is key to understand the ____,____,____,&______ codition of people of African decent in the U.S
Historic, cultral, economic, political
Any academically legitmate study of black must include a study of ____,______,_____,_____, and ______
Customs, chacters,tadtions, langages, and manners
How AAS differs from western philosophy
It differs b/c AAS philosicphical tradtion is a specific rejection of racist thought in early philosophy
Black intellectual development is desined to resist______
oppressive European thought
Black philosophical thought is less ____
abstract than European philisophy
What makes Black phiosophical thought less abstact than European philisophy
In Black phiosophical Goal can be indenfied so its not abstact unlike European philosphical theory
What is a biological, social, and culture contrast that condition interpersonal relationship and colective pereption of react
Is race naturally occuring
Is race useful as an anclytical tool
yes- It has an impact on our evey day-to-day lives
If the concept of race is culturally dependent, it becomes ____
Is racism the collection of out prejudices
If racism was the collection of our prejudices then.....
We could not understand the preisistance of racsim
Prejudices goes away with______&_______ but we still have racism
Education and time
Racism is a system of _______ Based on race
A system of cultural,social messages, instituaional policies and peoples personal prejudies taken together
Can racism be explanined as the expression of prejudice alone
What is White Privallage
White People who are not predjuce benefit from the system of racism
Can African American benifit from Racism
NO; only white people can
Does race ( social contruct) matter
yes because we use it anyays
African conquest took more than
The project of historical recovery involves returning to the rich resource of the African past and using it as a foundation to improve the present and enhance the future.
Sankofa helps us to understand the development of a distinct worldview which
reflects Black contribution to the world.
+A massive trading empire with a robust manufacturing economy
-Established an advanced civilization rivaling Europe
+The most influential kingdom in the region during its heyday was unmatched in it political influence.
+The establishment of universities and libraries
+The agricultural, trade, and economic hub of western Africa.
Slavery is about _____ and ____ not cultural and
social class and social distinction,
_____were oral historians who were guardians of historical knowledge and traditions.
Transformation of African economy into capitalism did what
Force Africans to consume European goods
-Galvanizing force of Christianity, capitalism , and racism does what the whites
unite Europeans who wouldn’t otherwise be united.
African slavery was more like _______ and not _____ ____
underlying explanations for the superiority of Whites and the natural-ness of enslaving Africans (3)
-Religion, biology, and culture
the permanent, violent domination of (natally alienated)(Born into it) and generally dishonored persons”
-destruction of peoples culture and culture identity
laws that prohibited slave from .. Property ownership,learning,testifying,make contracts
When did the slave trade end and what did it do
*The slave trade ends in1808 which reduces number of people with spirit of rebellion
+Retaining dances, moral narratives, music, language, and spirituality is what type of resistance
+The daily refusal and defiance used to confront the system of enslavement
-Designed to make ordinary citizens responsible for the recovery of slaves
+The Fugitive Slave act of 1850
-Allows slavery in more places (Appeals the Missouri compromise -limited the expansion of slavery )
+The Kansas- Nebraska Act of 1854 (Upset northers)
-African American, both free and enslaved, are not citizens
+The Dred Scot decision
(1857) (1861 war starts)
allows confiscation of Confederate property
-The confiscation Act
allows blacks to serve as soldiers
-The Militia ace
+Frees African Americans from enslavement in the 10 rebelling confederate states 3million
The Emancipation Proclamation (1863)
-Delivered Food,Established Schools, Provided medical and legal services
+The Freedmen's Bureau iscreated in March 1865
(First blacks to serve on senate)
-Hiram Revels and Blanche Bruce
-The end of reconstruction ends because
of the 1877 compromise which leaves blacks in the southa the mercy of racist state governments.
involved leasing out prisoners to private companies that paid the state a fee.
Who do slave codes apply to
White and blacks free or enslaved
a system of agriculture in which a landowner allows a tenant to use the land in return for a share of the crop produced on the land
slavery was banned from that part of the Louisiana Territory north of 36° 30'.
Compromise of 1877
Allowed Hayes to be president, pull union troops from the south thus ending the reconstruction period.
3 things kansas nebraska act did
created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opened new lands, repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820, and allowed settlers in those territories to determine if they would allow slavery within their boundaries. ...
The major ancient African cilizations
Example of Abolitionism which is a form of resistance
Underground rail road
Born into it
-The conversion of people into things
What were intangible advantages that the whites had over africans
African were less aggresive toward nature which made them less prepared for war
2 Advatages white had over Africans
+Economic & technoligical advantages
“ Great disater”
blacks the right of citizenship in America.
guaranteed blacks the right to vote
What does the Emancipation Priclamation do
emancipated all black slaves in states still engaged in rebellion against the Union
Purpose of the Emancipation proclamation
To give hope to the slaves
What is prejuice
Prejudice is a negative attitude you have over an entire group of people, often an ethnic group or racial group.
What is racism
is a kind of prejudice where you think one race is superior and all the others are inferior.
Why was slavery profitable
-Free human labor
How practical it was (3 things)
-African were familiar with plantation agriculture, the were farmers;
-Africans were largely immune to European diseases
-Africans were less of an escape hazard
African-American abolitionist, conductor on the Underground Railroad, writer, historian and civil rights activist.
Women who was an American-born slave whose escape to freedom was the focus of acrimonious and precedent-setting legal cases in 19th century Pennsylvania.
first African-American women to earn a college degree.
Mary Church Terrell
the first black president of historically black Fisk University
Charles S. Johnson
American folklorist, anthropologist, and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance.
Zora Neale Hurston
was an American sociologist. Wrote The Negro Family in Chicago.
Edward Franklin Frazier,
was an American writer, philosopher, educator, and patron of the arts. Wrote about the Harlem Renaissance. "Father of the Harlem Renaissance"
Alain LeRoy Locke
founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Woodson was one of the first scholars to study African American history.
Carter Godwin Woodson
Was killed when he set out to rescuse an African American Familiy
was an author, educator, speaker and one of the most prominent African American scholars in United States history 1/4 black women to obtain a docorite.
Anna Julia Cooper
was an African American journalist, newspaper editor and,an early leader in the civil rights movement. was a anti-lynching crusader, suffragist, women's rights.
Ida Bell Wells-Barnett
called upon African Americans to organize against slavery in the South and to resist racist restrictions in the North, started a huge rebellion
a staunch proponent of the Black nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements.
Impackt of voting rights act of 1965
outlawed literacy tests and poll taxes as a way of assessing whether anyone was fit or unfit to vote