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  1. Timeline of 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

  2. 1619

  3. What year were the first African slaves brought to Virginia?

  4. 1808

  5. What year did the U.S. ban the import of slaves?

  6. 1863

  7. What year did Lincoln issue the Emancipation Proclamation?

  8. 1865

  9. What year did the Civil War end; Lincoln was assassinated; 13th amendment of the Constitution abolishes slavery?

  10. 1964

  11. What year did Dr. King wing the Nobel Peace Prize?

  12. January 15, 1929Atlanta, Georgia

  13. What year and where was Dr. King born?

  14. Morehouse College

  15. What college did Dr. King attend?

  16. Coretta Scott and 1953

  17. What is the name of Dr. King’s wife and what year did they marry?

  18. 1986

  19. What year was Martin Luther King day declared as a national holiday?

  20. April 4, 1968

  21. What is the date that Dr. King died?

  22. Developed hundreds of products from peanuts, sweet potatoes, pecans, & soybeans

  23. Who was George Washington Carver?

  24. Started the idea of a blood bank

  25. Who was Charles R. Drew?

  26. Patented the pencil sharpener on November 23, 1897

  27. Who was J. L. Love?

  28. Invented the steam engine lubricator and the expression “the real McCoy,”meaning the real, authentic, or high-quality thing

  29. Who was Elijah McCoy?

  30. First person to patent the traffic signal

  31. Who was Garrett Morgan?

  32. An inventor and engineer who invented a device that revolutionized sugar processing

  33. Who was Norbert Rillieux?

  34. Won 4 gold medals at the Olympics in Berlin, Germany in 1936

  35. Who was Jesse Owens?

  36. The first African-American to play major league baseball in 1947

  37. Who was Jackie Robinson?

  38. One of the first people to reach the North Pole (1909) with Admiral Peary

  39. Who was Matthew Alexander Henson?

  40. Appointed to the Supreme Court in 1967

  41. Who was Thurgood Marshall?

  42. The first black U.S. congresswoman from the deep South

  43. Who was Barbara Jordan?

  44. Helped hundreds of slaves flee to the north to freedom via the Underground Railroad

  45. Who was Harriet Tubman?

  46. The first African-American woman in space

  47. Who is Mae C. Jemison?

  48. She refused to give up her seat on a bus in Alabama

  49. Who is Rosa Parks?

  50. Invented the folding cabinet bed & first patent obtained by an African-American woman