Articles of Confederation establishes rights for “free citizens.”
The first Fugitive Slave Act is passed
Slaveowner, Francis Scott Key writes The Star-Spangled Banner. He believed blacks to be “a distinct and inferior race” and “the greatest evil that afflicts a community.” The third verse celebrates the death of slaves.
Slaves complete reconstruction of White House
The House of Representatives agrees to the Talmadge Agreement barring slaves from Missouri, this led to the Missouri Compromise admitting them.
The Missouri Compromise allowed Missouri to enter the Union as a Slave state.
At Monticello, VA. 130 former slaves and other possessions of Thomas Jefferson were sold at auction.
In Cincinnati, OH, rioters attack blacks and white abolitionists for fear blacks would take their jobs.
Texas enters the Union as a slave state
Missouri allows Interstate trading of black people
The State of Missouri prohibits freed slaves from receiving an education.
Congress passes another Fugitive Slave Act mandating government participation in recapturing escaped slaves.
Under this flag, the Supreme Court overturned the Missouri Compromise and opened up slavery to all the territories.
The Supreme Court in the Dred Scott Case ruled a black man had no rights.
The last slave ship arrives in Mobile Bay, Alabama
New York City draft riots, hundreds of blacks wounded or killed.
Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest orders the massacre of mostly Negro Union troops attempting to surrender, (Hands Up). A 25-foot statue, visible from Interstate-65, exists today on private property in Nashville, TN.
The “black codes” are passed in all Southern legislatures in the former Confederate States. Slavery by another name.
Reconstruction ends when the Federal Government withdraws all Federal troops from the South under a compromise over the Presidential election. It Made Southern Legislatures White Again.
Jim Crow becomes the law of the land in the South
Eighty-five black Americans were known to have been lynched in 1890
The Supreme Court legalizes “Separate but Equal” giving rise to Jim Crow
Eight blacks were killed by whites in Wilmington, NC
Major cities implement legalized segregation specifying black and white neighborhoods. These include Baltimore, Dallas, Greensboro, Louisville, Richmond, Roanoke, and St. Louis.
Oklahoma National Guard troops bombed Black Wall Street in Tulsa, OK
Three days before his trial, Mack Charles Parker is beaten to death in his jail cell for allegedly raping a white woman.
Donald Trump is elected President and appoints Jeff Sessions as Attorney General.