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Race Relations in America Blacks and Whites. Duration of Slavery: 246 years Jamestown Virginia 1619 Civil War End: Thirteenth Amendment 1865. The Constitution of the United States of America & Black Slavery. The Preamble of The Constitution of the United States of America.

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Race Relations in AmericaBlacks and Whites

  • Duration of Slavery:246 years

  • Jamestown Virginia 1619

  • Civil War End: Thirteenth Amendment1865


The Constitution of the United States of America& Black Slavery


The Preamble of The Constitution of the United States of America

  • We the people of the united states, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this constitution for the united states of America.


From British Colonies into American United States

BRITISH COLONIES: SLAVERY & ANGLO SAXON RULE

RULING WHITE ELITE

AMERICAN STATES: SLAVERY & ANGLO SAXON RULE

RULING WHITE ELITE


Distribution of political power between the White Male Elites.

  • Article ISection 2. Representatives and direct taxes shall be apportioned among the several states which may be included within this union, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free persons, including those taxed, three-fifths of all other persons.


American Slave Trade

Article I

  • Section 9. The migration or importation of such persons as any of the states now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the year 1808, but a tax or duty may be imposed on such importation, not exceeding 10 dollars for each person.


Criminalization of Black Freedom Seekers

Article IV

  • Section 2. No person held to service or labour in one state, under the laws thereof, escaping into another, shall, in consequence of any law or regulation therin, be discharged from such service of labour, but shall be delivered upon claim of the party to whom such service or labour may be due.


(1787) Framers Belief: Political Rule by White male Property Owners


Race and Class Stratification 1860

1. Wealthy Whites

2. Middle Class Whites

RACE LINE

3. Poor Whites

4. Non-slave

Blacks

5. Black Slaves


Class, Occupation, and Education


Constitutional Change toward Inclusion of Black People

Civil War Amendments

  • 13.1865 Abolishment of slavery

  • 14.1868 Citizenship rights and equal protection for Blacks

  • 15.1870 Protection of voting rights for Black men


Constitutional Change toward Inclusion of Women and Youth

Two Twentieth Century Amendments

  • 19.1920 Voting rights for women

  • 26.1971 Voting rights for youth (18 years old)


Duration of Government Enforced Segregation

  • Official Segregation Period: 103 Years

  • Abolition of Slavery 1865

  • Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968


Illusion of Equality:Subtle Discrimination

  • Duration of Hidden Discrimination: 1968-2009(41 Years)

  • Residential Segregation: Racial Steering; Redlining

  • Double Standards:

    Education & Job evaluation


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