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African-american history is the part of american history that looks at the african-americans or black americans in the united states although previously marginalized, african-american history has gained ground in school and university curricula and gained wider scholarly attention since the late 20th century. Profile: black/african americans african american profile overview (demographics): in july 2015, 407 million people in the united states were black alone, which represents 127 percent of the total population african americans are the second largest minority population, following the hispanic/latino population. African americans - slavery in the united states: black slaves played a major, though unwilling and generally unrewarded, role in laying the economic foundations of the united states—especially in the south blacks also played a leading role in the development of southern speech, folklore, music, dancing, and food, blending the cultural traits of their african homelands with those of europe. Other minority groups, besides african americans, were starting to show their desire for equal treatment under the law and their civil rights during the 1950's.
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An overview of the african-american experience in the mid-1500s, european mariners started bringing black africans to america as slaves this forced migration was unique in american history. During world war i, the majority of soldiers on the front were white the 369th infantry regiment (also known as the harlem hellfighters) was created in 1913 and gained its fame because it was the first entirely african-american regiment during the war. Track and field athlete jesse owens was one of 18 black athletes that competed in the 1936 olympics held in berlin, germany, the “nazi olympics” the african american athletes dominated the track and field events, demonstrating the falsity of claims of aryan supremacy. During the riots, which raged for a full week, hundreds of young people—predominantly mexican-american, african-american, and filipino-american—were stripped of their clothing and beaten only after state and federal authorities stepped in, did the violence cease 12. History 11b final chptr 3&4 review study play other minority groups, besides african americans, were starting to show their desire for equal treatment under the law and their civil rights during the 1950's (t/f) prior to and even after the united states sent combat troops to vietnam to help in the war, the official name of our.
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