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Humanities Study Guide
Terms to know:
Debt Bondage:
Known as dept slavery. It is when a
person’s services as security for the
repayment for a debt or repayment
Plantation:
An estate on which crops such as coffee,
sugar, and tobacco are cultivated by
resident labour for commercial purposes
Slavery:
A person who controls another one with
little to no payment
Racism:
Prejudice, discrimination directed against
someone of a different race based on the
belief that one’s own race is superior than
the other
Chattel Slavery:
One that is born into slavery, family
generations are forced to become slaves
Middle Passage:
The middle passage refers to the trade
route where the Africans were densely
packed into ships sent from Africa to the
West Indies
Triangle Trade:
Trades coming from 3 different ports from
West Indies, Europe, and Africa. Traded
tobacco, sugar, cotton, slaves, textiles, rum,
raw materials and manufactured goods
Mercantilism:
Benefits of profitable trading known as
commercialism. Govern should encourage
in means of protectionism
Trade:
The action of buying and selling/giving and
receiving goods and exchanged for other
things.
Colonialism:
The policy or practice of acquiring full or
partial political control over another
country, occupying it with settlers, and
exploiting it economically.
Imperialism:
Metropole:
A policy of extending a country’s power and The parent state of a colony
influence through diplomacy or military
force
Monopoly:
Vassal State:
The exclusive possession or control of the
Any state that has a mutual obligation to a
supply of or trade in a commodity or
superior state or empire, in a status similar
services
to that of a vassal in the feudal system in
medieval Europe.
Uneven treaty:
Alliances:
A name that is given by the Chinese to a
A union or association formed for mutual
series of unfair treaties signed with
benefit, especially between countries or
Western powers during the 19th – 20th
organizations.
century by Qing dynasty.
Royal Charter:
Joint-stock Company:
Is a formal document issued by a monarch
A company whose stock is owned jointly by
as letters, granting a right or power to an
shareholders. A business entity in which
individual or a body corporate
shares of the company's stock can be
bought and sold by shareholders.
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Rise and Fall of the British Empire:
Major Events:
People Involved:
Role of organizations such as the British East India Company:
Growth of empire overtime and why it grows during certain periods of time and not others:
Motivations for British Colonialism with specific examples from a variety of colonized
countries:
Draw parallels between the specific actions or aspects of the. British Empire and the actions
of some kingdoms in our simulation:
People/Groups Involved:
Abolitionist:
Abolitionism was the movement to end
slavery. Abolitionist were the people who
wanted to put an end to slavery. They
believed that slavery was a national sin
committed by those who wanted money
Sojourner Truth:
Sojourner Truth:
Country:
America
Harriet Tubman:
Country:
America
Years:
1822-1913
Reasons for fighting slavery:
- She grew up as a family of slaves
- She has seen what it is like to be a
slave
- She has seen how her family
members were treated
- She was abused by her masters
- She was a former slaves
Method of fighting slavery:
- Learned about the underground
tunnel/railroad
- She used a secret passage to free
slaves
- She went to the military to learn
skills to help put an end to slavery
Other important facts:
- Freed 1000 slaves and said that she
could save more if the slaves were
as brave as her
John Newton:
Country:
America
Years:
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Years:
1797-1883
Reasons for fighting slavery:
Born as a slave
She spoke about equal rights for black
women
Method of fighting slavery:
Helped recruit black soldiers for the
union army
Other important facts:
Won a court case against a white man who
illegally sold her son
1725-1809
Reasons for fighting slavery:
- Raised in Christian household
- He was previously captured to be a
member of the Navy and was also a
slave
Method of fighting slavery:
- Made a song called “Amazing
Grace”
- Made a speech about slavery and
justice amongst those in slavery
Other important facts:
- While he was in the Navy, he
learned the routes and was
transferred to the Pegasus, a slave
ship that sailed to West Africa
- Successfully abolished slavery
Toussaint Le Overture:
Country:
Haiti
Years:
Abraham Lincoln:
Country:
America
Years:
1809-1865
Reasons for fighting slavery:
Reasons for fighting slavery:
- Hated slavery
- Thought it was wrong to treat
- Believed in liberty
others like slavers
- He believed that slavery
- Believed in freedom
contradicted and did not follow the Method of fighting slavery:
rules of liberty
- Collected his army
Method of fighting slavery:
- Made a law that stated that in order
- Stayed quiet about the topic
to keep slaves, you will have to pay
- He issued a proclamation that was
them for their labor
about abolishing slavery
- Defeated the Napoleon army
- He made a declaration that slavery
Other important facts:
should not be continued again and
- Could not free Haiti from slavery
is illegal to do so
although he did contribute in the
Other important facts:
movement
- He successfully ended slavery
- Defeated the army of Napoleon
through the speech/declaration that
which led to revolution
he made
- Followers revolt against his death
- Outlawed slavery
William Lloyd Garrison:
William Wilberforce:
Country:
Country:
America
England
Years:
Years:
1805-1879
1759-1833
Reasons for fighting slavery:
Reasons for fighting slavery:
- He was a Christian
- Born into a rich family
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He believed that slavery is a sin
from a biblical perspective
- Read a book by David Walker about
slavery who was also an abolitionist
- He was inspired because of David
Walker and wanted to join the
movement to end slavery
Method of fighting slavery:
- Made newspaper to spread news of
slaves called The Liberator
- Started an abolitionist paper The
Liberator
- Created a society consisting of
abolitionist called the New England
Antislavery Society
Other important facts:
- Successfully ended slavery in 1865
- Spread slavery
- Published a writing to express his
thoughts about slavery
John Brown:
Country:
America
Years:
1800-1859
Reasons for fighting slavery:
- Born into Christian family
- He was raised by a man who
strongly believed that slavery was a
sin against God
- The sight he saw at the age of 12
- When he was younger, he saw a
young African-American boy that
was mistreated and hit with a rod
by his master
- From this he declared that he would
have eternal war with slavery
Method of fighting slavery:
- He believed that slavery could be
destroyed by bloodshed
- He learned about the underground
railroad
- He helped slaves escape from their
owners
- He formed the Harper Ferry
Rebellion
- Civil War
-
Spent 4 years in the politics
education
- Lost interest but became Christian
- He was inspired by John newton and
his actions towards the slave trade
- As he was Christian he strongly
believed that it was biblically wrong
to enslave another person
Method of fighting slavery:
- Founded a society for anti-slavery
called The Wilberforce Society
- He introduced resolutions against
the slave trades
Other important facts:
- He believed that slavery was wrong
based on the Bible
Frederick Douglass:
Country:
America
Years:
1818-1895
Reasons for fighting slavery:
- He witnessed torture and unfairness
in the streets
- Has always hated the idea of slavery
- He was once a former slave
- He was also a laborer
- Strongly believed in the equality of
people
Method of fighting slavery:
- Attended abolitionist meetings and
told others about his experience as
a former slave
- He attended meetings to help
encourage others to end slavery
with them
- He strongly believed in the
abolitionist movement
- Issued a newspaper company called
the North Star which its main aim
was to abolish slavery through
writing
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Other important facts:
- Believed that violence was the only
way to get what he wanted
- He successfully abolished slavery
-
Convinced Abraham Lincoln to use
black troops to fight for the union
Other important facts:
- Worked as a laborer
- Supported anti-slavery
- Created the North Star
Horace Greely:
Nat Turner:
Country:
Country:
America
America
Years:
Years:
1811-1872
1800-1831
Reasons for fighting slavery:
Reasons for fighting slavery:
- Horrified of civil war
- He was a slave preacher
- Wanted peace
- He believed that God has chosen
Method of fighting slavery:
him to lead the Blacks to freedom
- Wrote about motive in slavery
- Believed that it was morally wrong
- Supported women’s rights
to enslave other people based on
- Wrote “Prayers of twenty millions”
his religious beliefs
- Worked and started newspaper
Method of fighting slavery:
companies to promote the idea of
- Led the only effective, sustained
anti-slavery (The New Yorker and
slave rebellion in US history
The New York Tribune News)
- Spreading terror throughout the
Other important facts:
white South, his action set off a new
- Hated the idea of slavery all his life
wave of oppressive legislation
prohibiting the education,
movement, and assembly of slaves
and stiffened proslavery, antiabolitionist convictions that
persisted in that region until the
American Civil War
Other important facts:
- Led Southampton Insurrection
Harriet Beecher Stowe:
Cecil Rhodes:
Country:
Country:
America
England
Years:
Years:
1811-1896
1853-1902
Reasons for fighting slavery:
Reasons for fighting slavery:
- She believed that slavery was
- Combining capitalism and
morally wrong and she believed that
imperialism is succinctly and
it destroyed the harmony and peace
encapsulated in one of his famous
in a country
aphorisms
Method of fighting slavery:
Method of fighting slavery:
- She wrote books to express her
opinions and thoughts on the topic
Other important facts:
slavery
- Former prime minister of The Cape
colony
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She wrote a book called “Uncle
- Cecil Rhodes was a capitalist, an
Tom’s Cabin” which depicts the
imperialist and a racist.
reality and lives of a slave
Other important facts:
Not an abolitionist is the opposite the one
- She told others how slavery
who created slavery and racism
separated families and impacted the
society
Josiah Wedgewood:
Country:
Years:
Reasons for fighting slavery:
- Entrepreneur and business man and
political reformer that supported
abolition of slavery through the first
widespread of a logo fashionably
designed for a political cause
Method of fighting slavery:
- Created a logo
Other important facts:
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