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African-American History Important Dates in MLK Life African-American Inventors Famous African- American Men Famous African- American Women 5 pt 5 pt 5 pt 5 pt 5 pt 10 pt 10 pt 10 pt 10 pt 10 pt 15 pt 15 pt 15 pt 15 pt 15 pt 20 pt 20 pt 20 pt 20 pt 20 pt 25 pt 25 pt 25 pt 25 pt 25 pt Timeline of 1619 African slaves brought to Virginia? What year were the first 1808 What year did the U.S. ban the import of slaves? 1863 What year did Lincoln issue the Emancipation Proclamation? 1865 13th amendment of the Constitution abolishes slavery? What year did the Civil War end; Lincoln was assassinated; 1964 What year did Dr. King wing the Nobel Peace Prize? January 15, 1929Atlanta, Georgia What year and where was Dr. King born? Morehouse College What college did Dr. King attend? Coretta Scott and 1953 marry? What is the name of Dr. King’s wife and what year did they 1986 holiday? What year was Martin Luther King day declared as a national April 4, 1968 What is the date that Dr. King died? pecans, & soybeans Developed hundreds of products from peanuts, sweet potatoes, Who was George Washington Carver? Started the idea of a blood bank Who was Charles R. Drew? Patented the pencil sharpener on November 23, 1897 Who was J. L. Love? “the real McCoy,”meaning the real, authentic, or high-quality thing Invented the steam engine lubricator and the expression Who was Elijah McCoy? First person to patent the traffic signal Who was Garrett Morgan? revolutionized sugar processing An inventor and engineer who invented a device that Who was Norbert Rillieux? Won 4 gold medals at the Olympics in Berlin, Germany in 1936 Who was Jesse Owens? 1947 The first African-American to play major league baseball in Who was Jackie Robinson? Admiral Peary One of the first people to reach the North Pole (1909) with Who was Matthew Alexander Henson? Appointed to the Supreme Court in 1967 Who was Thurgood Marshall? The first black U.S. congresswoman from the deep South Who was Barbara Jordan? the Underground Railroad Helped hundreds of slaves flee to the north to freedom via Who was Harriet Tubman? The first African-American woman in space Who is Mae C. Jemison? She refused to give up her seat on a bus in Alabama Who is Rosa Parks? an African-American woman Invented the folding cabinet bed & first patent obtained by Load More ...