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    on for around 258 years therefore black people in America were oppressed all throughout the formation of the United States through the Revolution all the way up until the Civil War First the slaves would be captured in Africa sold by their tribesmen to the slave distributers who would then trade them for currency the slaves would be put in cells underground and kept there until the ships came to pick them up Once they were put on ships the slaves were bound for the Caribbean Then the slaves would be put through physical tests to see if they could be used as slaves Tested on their strength if they passed they would then be brought up North to be sold to the colonists The simple process of bringing the slaves up north was sometimes fooled around with Some ships coming from the south were purposely wrecked on the coasts of Florida After these ships were wrecked the slaves were then forcibly sold Therefore the slaves who were supposed to be sold to northerners were sold to southerners and the slave owners would not get the profit the members of the ships crew were Things like this happened often because of the amount of money that you can get from being in the slave trade It was fast money for the slave holders for that reason it was popular to go behind the people whose slaves they were and sell them illegally Some of the people involved in this treason wrote letters to the King or to God apologizing for their sins not of enslaving people but of illegally selling them The trans atlantic slave trade ended in 1808 but slavery was still high in demand By 1860 there were around 3 9 million slaves just in the south alone

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    friends to a house party at a plantation on the Barataria Canal They first traveled by railroad then steamboat until arriving at a point twenty miles down the river from the home they were to visit It looked as though they had a long row ahead f them But it turned out that their host had sent slaves to pull Augusta Georgia City Council Officially Endorses Henry Cumming s Proposal to Build the Augusta Canal Date s March 15 1845 Location RICHMOND Georgia Tag s Economy War During the 1840s Augusta Georgia and the whole South were affected when cotton prices fell causing an economic depression In response Henry Cumming conceived promoted and oversaw construction of the Augusta Canal which rescued Augusta from this depression The aim of the canal was to provide drinking water to the city power to factories and a new means of transportation on canal craft Southern Baptist Convention Formed by 293 Representatives of Churches in the Southeastern U S Date s May 8 1845 to May 12 1845 Location RICHMOND Georgia Tag s Agriculture Church Religious Activity Education Slavery In 1845 a group of Southern Baptists broke away from the Triennial Convention and the American Baptist Home Mission Society ABHMS due to differences on the slavery issue This particular group of Southern Baptists did not oppose slavery as the Triennial Convention and the ABHMS had begun to do The Baptist Board situated in Boston in November of 1844 adopted certain resolutions one of Florida Admitted as the 27th State Date s March 3 1845 Location LEON Florida Tag s Race Relations Slavery The presidential approval of Florida s entering the Union as a slave state occurred on the last day of Tyler s administration The news reached Tallahassee five days later and Governor Branch was

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    entirely of African Americans except for its white officers Because it was the first black regiment to be organized in the North many were watching its progress If the regiment s performance turned out to be noteworthy it would be the deciding factor if blacks would be used in battle The regiment was formed in March 1863 after the Kingsley s Plantation Date s 1803 to 1821 Location Montgomery Georgia Tag s Slavery Slave master slave conditions Race Relations florida slave history Plantation Life In 1803 Zephaniah Kingsley began bringing slaves from Africa to his plantation in Fort George Island 1 Fort George Island is located slightly north of modern day Jacksonville The United States did not allow anyone to bring in slaves after 1808 But Florida still belonged to Spain and so smugglers brought in slaves to the southern United States through northern Florida 2 Slaves Zora Neale Hurston performs From Sun to Sun at Rollins College Date s February 11 1933 Location Orange Florida Tag s Rollins College Zora Neale Hurston florida slave history On Friday February 11 1933 Zora Neale Hurston s program From Sun to Sun was shown at the Recreation Hall of Rollins College at

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    the Clutches of Slavery Date s April 10 1845 Location NASSAU Florida Tag s florida slave history triangle slave trade In the Clutches of Slavery As time went on and the distribution of slaves increased it became much easier to buy slaves The fact that labor could be bought for pennies was perfect for land owners in the New World There were many ways that people could buy and sell

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    with African American rights and the acceptance of blacks into society She wished to break the color barrier and used her talent as a writer to inform people of the injustice that was racism As a leader in the Harlem Renaissance Zora Neale Hurston was a revolutionary in helping to protect the rights of African Americans She was known during the Harlem Renaissance for her wit irreverence and folk writing style Hurston was though most well know for her popular novels Even though a novelist she was also very interested in play writing Dr Glover a professor at Rollins College in Winter Park Florida received a letter from Hurston speaking about a time in her life where writing became much more difficult and society was becoming less and less accepting of her In the letter written in 1934 she discusses a few hardships in which she is going through along with her love for the theatre Rollins was a school that collaborated with Hurston showing her plays at the school and supporting her throughout her endeavors Near the end she tells Dr Glover that she will soon be eligible for a full professorship and talks about maybe being able to teach there She later states that although she may become these things her interest in the theatre need not die This only heightens the evidence of Hurstons passion for the arts Hurston achieved great fame in her lifetime but she also suffered disgrace and was forgotten by the public She wrote many plays and always kept the arts close to her heart She was very passionate about the arts including plays paintings and novels all and it played a huge role Although Hurston did not get the credit she deserved when she was alive she was honored after her death

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    Pond s Extract Co Motoring can ruin the finest skin the Pond s advertisement boasts Beauty products and motor vehicles may not seem to go hand in hand but the ever changing cultural landscape of the 1920s saw many companies addressing the needs of the new age woman In 1920 Pond s published their advertisement in the New York American Sun newspaper the product was a vanishing cream The Baby Faced Mad Man of Highway 12 Date s August 1934 to November 27 1934 Location Cook Illinois Tag s Gangsters The Great Depression The Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI named 1934 The Year of the Gangster as the agency had killed John Dillinger Homer Van Meter Bonnie and Clyde and Charles Arthur Pretty Boy Floyd The FBI now had its eye set on Baby Faced Nelson Nelson had killed FBI agent W Carter Baum at the Little Bohemia shootout as a member of the 2 nd Dillinger gang By August 23 1934 FBI United Textile Workers Ready to Strike Date s September 1 1934 Location Montgomery Alabama Tag s Politics Government The textile workers had had enough On September 1 1934 at 11 30 p m they went on strike Francis J Gorman Chairman of the National Special Strike Committee of the United Textile Workers of America sent a telegraph to Alabama Governor Benjamin Miller to make him aware of the strike and the reasons behind it Gorman reasoned that the workers themselves provided the authority for the strike and Black Men in Baseball Date s April 10 1935 Location Wilson North Carolina Tag s African Americans Segregation Baseball A pair of big league Negro baseball teams the Homestead Grays of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and the Newark New Jersey Dodgers played in Wilson North Carolina in 1935 The teams were members

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    away on April 26 1951 at the age of 78 He died of a heart attack at night in his home two years after he left his presidency at Rollins During his earlier life Holt worked for the Independent which was a weekly magazine founded by his grandfather and other members of a Congregational Church Eventually Hamilton Holt would become the Zora Neale Hurston performs From Sun to Sun at Rollins College Date s February 11 1933 Location Orange Florida Tag s Rollins College Zora Neale Hurston florida slave history On Friday February 11 1933 Zora Neale Hurston s program From Sun to Sun was shown at the Recreation Hall of Rollins College at 8 15 in the evening At the performance Hurston led her company of Negroes in songs of African folklore originating from various places around the state Such songs included Shack Rouser East Coast Blues and Alabama Bound The scenery for From An Act of Heroism Date s June 2 1948 Location Orange Florida Tag s Susan Wesley Rollins College Greeting incoming Freshman at the start of the 1943 1944 year Miss Susan Wesley assisted in the girls unpacking settling in and adjusting to life away from

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    Winter Park One stormy day in 1944 there was a terrible hurricane that hit Winter Park Miss Wesley went straight to the Cloverleaf dorm to make sure all the girls were fine The Rollins College Sandspur reported on her story of heroism after the hurricane entitling it Lets Sing a Song About Suzy Miss Wesley s interview and article had quotes from her describing her treacherous trip from her home to Cloverleaf dorm While mopping and cleaning the corridors of the dorm she was asked why she felt she need to go to the dorm Answering quickly I just know that I had to get up here and take care of those chillens Miss Wesley thinking more about the well being of the cloverleaf girls than that of her own house which the wind had taken the roofing off She risked her life to walk to the dorm mid storm This act of selflessness showed her heroism and her faithfulness to the care of those girls Because of Miss Wesleys dedication to the girls she was awarded with the distinction of being a recipient of the Rollins Decorations of Honor One which no other black woman had received in Rollins College history In a picture of Susan Wesley with fellow recipients for the year of 1948 she stands short in stature but regal in her carriage holding the slightest smirk of satisfaction and admiration The story of this gracious and perfectly mannered woman reveals the acceptance of not just African Americans but African American women in the south throughout a time of resistance towards many African Americans It also shows that there was the time taken to recognize acts of heroism by all no matter race The President of Rollins college at the time of the hurricane and the year

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