Black History Month

  • History

    , although she has recently become concerned at the increasing military effectiveness of the insurgents in Namibia (South West Africa), an area she continues to administer in defiance of United Nations' rulings. For the last decade Rhodesia has been faced with recurrent periods of insurgency  which have varied in their seriousness. Rhodesia's political and geographical position gives her a particular strategic importance in the confrontation between white and black in southern Africa. Together

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  • Black History

    Javon SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology Instructor: Jeanette Maxey November 11, 2012 Theorists of Choice W.E.B Du Bois Sociology is the study of group behavior through the use of scientific investigation and research (Vissing, 2011). This class has shown so many different views on sociology. It explains how different people see society and how they live and interact with them. My theorist of choice is W.E.B Du Bois, because he laid down the foundation for the study of black

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  • History

    intrepid workers had uttered the words, ‘’Ise a Man’’, for the whites addressed the black workers as ‘boy’. Because of this, the blacks eyes began to open, and this point in history led to the Burma Road Riot. So they rioted and acted amongst themselves. So during the time on June 1st and 2nd, 1942, the riot went on. During the time of World War II, the Americans wanted to build their bases on the island of New Providence. This was known as ‘The Project’, and it would employ over 2,000

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  • Is Black History Month Still Needed

    Anton Stewart 02-21-13 5th period Black History Month is still Needed Achievement. Respect. Empowering . Black History month is a month created in order to honor the African American race and the things we have done to help build this nation. However this month is under assault by Americans that believe that the month is no longer necessary. Black History month is still necessary because it displays the achievements of the African American race, to respect the history of blacks, and to

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  • The History of Black Women Hair

    The History of Black Women Hair In the early year black women faces problems with managing their hair and creating different hair styles to wear. The black woman was limited to styles when it came to doing black hair. The texture of black women’s hair was woolly, thick, unmanageable and bushy. Many would cover their hair with wigs. Many kept their hair in a bush, or braids, and others pulled the hair back into a pony-tail. In 1905, steel hot comb with teeth spaced for apart for thick

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  • History

    A Short History of Economic Thought Hans-Walter Lorenz FSU Jena Winter 2012/13 Hans-Walter Lorenz (FSU Jena) A Short History of Economic Thought Winter 2012/13 1 / 93 Outline, Relevance, and Contents Outline, Relevance, and Contents Outline Very brief overview of a few dominant authors (starting around 1700 and ending in our times) Due to time restrictions: selection is to some extent arbitrary Emphasis on authors with a major influence on the development of economics

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  • A Month Without Computer Usage

    A Month Without Computer Usage Every aspect of our lives requires the need for technology one way or another. Breaking apart from an old habit is extremely tough especially for these three students of Carleton College who decided to take a new challenge into consideration. Their challenge was to survive a month without computers. They knew it was going to be tough since finals were fast approaching. Despite this they decided to document their upcoming journey for their film class

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    Explore young Mark Twain’s transformation from a proslavery Southerner to a staunch unionist. How did Twain view the Civil War? In time, Samuel Clemens came to understand and despite slavery, but in his youth, slaves were an accepted part of life. Jennie, the Clemens’s’ house girl, was a second mother to Twian, and the slaves children were his playmates. On the winter evenings, the whole family, black and white, would gather in front of an open fire to hear Uncle Ned, a slave, tell weird and

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  • The Month That Broke Wallstreet

    . However, as the crisis worsened they were unable to raise the additional capital needed and their insolvency grew. On September 15, 2008, American International Group, Inc., or AIG, accepted an $85 billion loan from the federal government to avert the worst financial collapse in history, and the government takes over the company. AIG started as an insurance firm but over the years had developed into a financial firm. An insurance firm is supposed to deploy the monies from the public in safe

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  • English Month Contests and Activities

    English month activities and contests Division of Valenzuela            Canumay West National High School           Action Plan for English Month Celebration Academic Year 2013-2014 English month activities and contests A. Spelling bee -  to spell words correctly Mechanics: 1. Each participant should bring with him/her a 1/8 illustration board, chalk and a rag. 2. The participants will have 10 seconds to think about their answers. 3. There will be three

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  • History

    History (from Greek ἱστορία - historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation"[2]) is the study of the past, specifically how it relates to humans. It is an umbrella term that relates to past events as well as the discovery, collection, organization, and presentation of information about these events. The term includes cosmic, geologic, and organic history, but is often generically implied to mean human history. Scholars who write about history are called historians. Events

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  • History

    history. Petronas is opaque and hard to value but Kuala Lumpur analysts guess at a market valuation of $210bn on the basis of last year’s earnings of M$67bn ($21.4bn). On that basis, listing a third of the group would raise $70bn – plenty big enough to get the global attention that Mr Najib says he wants. The idea is not outlandish. Yusli Mohamed Yusoff, chief executive of Bursa Malaysia, the Kuala Lumpur stock exchange, told me in April that bringing the group to the market would

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  • Black America

    talk I will talk about racial inequality and answer some questions on this topic. Questions such as: Why are African-Americans so much less prosperous than whites? Why do so many black children flounder in school? I will start to talk about how it is in America today and the conditions of the African-Americans of today. I explain why their situation is, as it is and talk about family background, education, the labor market, suggests how to narrow the gap between black and white Americans in

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    through provision of social support. In the early ages, artists in America were selected basing on their race. However, the beginning of the 19th century saw the establishment of Negro movement that advocated for social recognition of the black artists in America. This provided the artists with a platform for expressing their talents through music, writings, and visual artworks on issues related to social, political, and economic conditions facing the blacks in America. Therefore, this research

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  • History

    1965 was a special day in the history of our Party and our country.  It was the day that the late Sir Lynden Pindling, the then Leader of the Opposition and later Prime Minister threw the Speaker's mace from the east window of the House of Assembly to protest the gerrymandering boundaries by the then governing United Bahamian Party.  The day is known in history as Black Tuesday.  Tuesday 27th 2010 is the 45th anniversary of Black Tuesday.  The demonstration appeared to be spontaneous at the time

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  • How Is History Ever Present in Black Women’s Lives?

    Lau, Cheuk Hak AFAS 342-03 2013/11/30 How is history ever present in black women’s lives? 'When I reflect on Black women and images, the first thing that enters my mind is the portrayal of them through media images as self-hating, angry, miserable, and vindictive. All of those characterizations are fictitious and derive from Western America’s foundation of White supremacy, as the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan has so clearly demonstrated and proven.' —Dr. Ava Muhammad, attorney and

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  • Black History

    Mario Holley June 20, 2008 SPCH 1315- M. Lewis Topic: Do we still need Black History Month General Purpose: To Persuade Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to view black history month as more than just a small lesson. That black history is not just for blacks, that it’s more than a month, and how it’s everyone’s history. Central Idea: Black history has been single out to one month as a way to make sure that blacks are remembered in history. Blacks has always been apart

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  • Black History Month

    What’s your name?       Step 1: Read each clue below. Each clue tells about a famous black American with a link at the bottom of the page. Use the link (or find another one if you like) to connect to a short biography of each person. On the line next to each clue, write the name of the person to whom the clue refers. 1.      This person was a famous botanist, inventor, and teacher. 2.      This person started a newspaper called "The North Star." 3.      This person

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  • Black Panther

    There was no question that the end of several centuries of the institution of slavery of Blacks had not resulted in the assimilation of Blacks into American society. Indeed, there was a violent, post-emancipation white backlash manifested in the rise of the Ku Klux Klan, which was endorsed by the benign neglect of the president and Congress and was codified in the so-called Black Codes. The rampant lynching of Blacks became a way of life in America, along with the de facto denial to Blacks of

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  • History

    committee to investigate gender discrimination, namely Committee on the Status of Women, which first listed women issues in the schedule of federal government and discovered the phenomenon of equal work for unequal pay in America. Freeman (1983) narrated that in 1963, the Congress passed the Equal Pay Act. The passing of Civil Rights Act of 1964 is the most important and far-reaching act in American history, which has great effect on black American and women and improved their employment

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  • Black Boy

    “BLACK BOY” This novel focuses on the struggle for identity of a young black boy in the Deep South. It is a powerful testament of Richard Wright’s life which depicts a tale of hope and determination. Richard’s life growing up as an African American in the Jim Crow South, paints for the reader the economic and social struggle that were clichéd for African Americans at the time. It follows young Richard through his youth, examining the hardships and obstacles faced by both him and his poverty

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  • Black Mexico

    that not even black people would want to do. About a month later, there came the inauguration of Mexico's most recent series of postage stamps. These postage stamps featured a black character. This character appeared in the postage stamps with a background that made a portrayal of a minstrel show. The popularity of the Memin Pinguin series of postage stamps in Mexico made racial sense in that the character in it was thick-lipped, flat-nosed, bug-eyed, and dancing with vigor. Memin Pinguin is

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  • History

    owned black people. William Henry Seward, Lincoln's anti-slavery Secretary of State during the Civil War, born in 1801, grew up in Orange County, New York, in a slave-owning family and amid neighbors who owned slaves if they could afford them, Abraham Lincoln himself and his family, when he lived in Pennsylvania in colonial times, owned slaves as well. African American life in the United States has been framed by migrations, forced and free. A forced migration from Africa—the transatlantic

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  • History

    Police of the World Joel Terry Doctor Alan Rogers Contemporary U.S. History – HIS 105 Strayer University - Lithonia Campus June 15, 2014 Police of the World Since gaining independence from the British in 1776, the United States foreign policy over the years has gone from expansionist to isolationism to defending democracy. With the responsibility of defending democratic rights for those who cannot defend themselves, the United States in my opinion has taken

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  • History

    Running head ASSIGNMENT 1.2 INDUSTRIALIZATION AFTER THE CIVIL WAR ​ 1 Assignment 1.2: Industrialization after the Civil War Final Paper Annette L. Belton-Amponsah History 105 Dr. Van Vleck May 31, 2014 ​​​​ After the end of the Civil War the United States set on a new course which was called the industrialized Revolution during 1865 through the 1920. There were many different type of innovations

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  • Black History

    Abraham Maslow Abraham Harold Maslow was born April 1, 1907 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the eldest of seven children born to his immigrant parents. While growing up, Abraham’s parents pushed their children hard toward academic success. He was very lonely as a boy, and sought refuge in his schoolwork. To please his parents, He went to study at the City College of New York. His father hoped he would study law, but he went to graduate school at the University of Wisconsin to study

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  • History of the Black Death

    . (n.d.). Middle Ages. Retrieved December 2, 2012, from http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/black-death.htm Edmonds, M. (n.d.). How the Black Death Worked. HowStuffWorks "History". Retrieved December 2, 2012, from http://history.howstuffworks.com/historical-events/black-death1.htm Ibeji, M. (2011, March 10). Black Death. BBC - Homepage. Retrieved December 2, 2012, from http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/middle_ages/black_01.shtml Snell, M. (n.d.). The Black Death . Medieval History - Life in the

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  • Black Fish

    what conditions these animals are in and want to do something about it, they want to tell people and they want to help because these are the people that really care about these animals, while working with them over such a long period of time they share a very strong bond. However if they speak up and tell what is really happening to the media or people they will lose their jobs. SeaWorld hides the history of the whales because of the fact that if everyone knew about this they would have a lot less

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  • Ap European History Black Plague Dbq

    Throughout history, diseases and disasters have shaped people’s beliefs and concerns. During the 13th century, the Bubonic Plague was no exception to this theory. Authors, physicians, and European travelers expressed their beliefs regarding the plague, how their lifestyles had changed because of it and how they believed it spread throughout the great continent of Europe. These groups of authors, physicians and travelers all formed their own beliefs and concerns about the plague such as Erasmus

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  • History

    * “A flock needs a shepherd” * Was taken out of power because of his terrible deeds * When he was persuaded to come back into ruling Russia he told them that he would, but under his conditions * Worst failure: (failed to protect Russia) * Was so focused on his outer enemies that he didn’t see the Tzar Mongols invade Moscu (the Tzars ended up burning Moscu) * They prophesized that he was gonna die in a specific day and month (***and he did *** when

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  • Black Friday History

      Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving in the United States, where it is the beginning of  the traditional Christmas shopping season. Since Thanksgiving falls on the fourth Thursday in  November in the United States, Black Friday may be as early as the 23rd and as late as the  29th of November. More recently, there is new understanding that the term originates from the  theory that retailers traditionally operated at a financial loss for most of the year (January  through November

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  • History

    The American Slavery in the 19th century In modern history, historians have researched the significance of slavery in the United States’ history. Many Black women and men in America suffered misery of slavery through their entire lives especially by their slave owners. Most African Americans people were sent to the United States and were underprivileged from the freedoms, joy of family life, ability to make own choices, and even from the basic human rights. In order to evaluate the

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  • Child Observation Birth to 12 Month

    , comfortable, clean and attractive environment in which children can spend and enjoy their day with their friends and caregivers. Section 2 I observed a 10 month old boy. He had just waked up from his nap time. He was smiling to his caregiver. He had black round eyes and had curly, short black hair. The caregiver called his name and he started moving his hands round and round. He was lying down on his crib. He saw me and gave me a big smile. The caregiver lifted him up from the crib and put him down

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  • History

    History is the study of the human past as it is described in the written documents left by human beings. It is the body of knowledge about the past produced by historians, together with everything that is involved in the production, communication of, and teaching about that knowledge. Historiography is the study of how history itself is written or handed down throughout the ages. It takes into consideration the various means by which a historical source is formed, such as the credibility of

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  • Black on Black Racism

    the Haitian, “before meeting you, I thought all Haitians were black, illiterate, bloodthirsty and poor sugar cane cupper”. The Haitian answered “before meeting you, I thought all Dominicans were assassins, robbers and prostitutes”. We all have bias based on what we have been thought and/or our experience. This preconceived mentality can motivate our discriminatory behavior towards others particularly when we believe that we are better than them. Centuries of history report so many events where

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  • History

    depression: A partial chronicle. Crisis (00111422), 00111422, 1994, Vol. 101, Issue 1, retrieved from: http://eds.b.ebscohost.com.proxy-library.ashford.edu/eds/detail?vid=3&sid=bf7856d7-ecaa-4abf-9789-b6f975cedc54%40sessionmgr110&hid=105&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWRzLWxpdmU%3d#db=f5h&AN=9405130186 History.com Staff, 2009, Malcolm X, retrieved from: http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/malcolm-x Alex McBride, 2006, PBS.org; The Supreme Court, Brown V. Board of Education (1954); retrieved from: http

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  • History

    Colonization in Africa Jessica Ford History 330 11/18/2014 In 1816, an all-white group of concerned citizens organized the American Colonization Society. At the time it was the most significant organization that was anti-slavery. The citizens had three major concerns at this time. One of those concerns was that of having emancipation progressively moving forward. The second concern that they had was that the need for an established colony in Africa, where African Americans could go, and

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  • History

    The Edexcel International GCSE in History Schemes of work We are happy to provide these new enhanced schemes of work for you to amend and adapt to suit your teaching purposes. We hope you find them useful. Practical support to help you deliver this specification Schemes of work These schemes of work have been produced to help you implement this Edexcel specification. They are offered as examples of possible models that you should feel free to adapt to meet your needs and are not

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  • Op-Ed on Black History in Shools

    Washington Post "African American History, Never forgotten...Hopefully" By ELEEDREA HARRISON July 30th, 2015 Pre-Columbian Era, The New World, The Colonies, Slavery and the Struggle for Empire, World War I, The Sixties and The Conservative Turn of America. These are some highlight chapter titles from a standard United States history textbook. Notice how there is a chapter in the textbook focused on slavery. Slavery is a very dark time in American History; where blacks were captured

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  • History

    Gonzalez 1 Rachel Gonzalez AP U.S. History Mr. Cranston 20 March 2015 Chapters 12 and 13 Essay Assignment Major themes of history evolve as time progresses. From the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, to the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, massive shifts occur. Regarding work, exchange, and technology; America in the World; politics and power; as well as ideas, beliefs, and culture, the evolution between the centuries have changed the significant themes throughout

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  • Black Athena

    History 101 World Civilization November, 23, 2015 David Cordis Black Athena In 1987 Martin Bernal published Black Athena, Bernal, a professor of political science and an expert on China uses a wide range of arguments to call into question not only generally accepted views on the origins of Greek civilization but also the very methodological assumptions of the discipline. Bernal’s position, in brief

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  • The History of Black History Month and How Our Ancestors Came About

    Black History Month Black History Month began as Negro History Week, which was created in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, an African American historian, scholar, educator, and publisher. It became a month-long celebration in 1976. The month of February was chosen to coincide with the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. Mary Seacole Mary Seacole was a pioneering nurse and heroine of the Crimean War. She was born in Kingston Jamaica in 1805 to a Scottish soldier and a Jamaican

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  • Black History Month Essay

    Famous Harlem Renaissance During the early 20th century, African-American poets, musicians, actors, artists and intellectuals moved to Harlem in New York City and brought new ideas that shifted the culture forever. From approximately 1918 to the mid 1930s, talent began to overflow within this newfound culture of the black community in Harlem, as prominent figures—Langston Hughes ( The most prolific writer of the Harlem Renaissance. He casted off the influences of white poets and wrote with

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  • Black Holes

    Sigmund 1  Trent Sigmund  Joy Corwin  Comp & Rhetoric I  30 September 2015  Black Abyss   Black holes make up some of the most mysterious objects in space. Black holes go  around our way of thinking by generating mind­bending illusions and defying physics. They  possess different laws that to any ordinary human being would seem impossible. Since their  discovery, scientists conduct experiment after experiment trying to unlock their greatest secrets.  Bundles of information has been

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  • History of Black Colleges

    to Fundraising at Historically Black Colleges and Universities." (2011): n. pag. Web. "A touch of greatness" : a history of Tennessee State University, Apr 2003 p. 108-112 "History of Tennessee State." TnSate.edu. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Apr. 2016. Ribando, Saundra J. Evans, Lorraine Public Personnel Management, Mar 01, 2015; Vol. 44, No. 1, p. 99-119

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  • Ramadan, the Month of Fasting

    Ramadan, The Month of Fasting Islam has relatively few holidays compared to most other religions, nevertheless, their sacred days and times are very important to Muslims. One of the most important and honorable holiday for all the faithful Muslims all over the world is Ramadan. It is a holy month of fasting. In Islam, all adult Muslims must fast in this month. During Ramadan, Muslims fast from dawn to dusk each day. They are supposed to avoid eating, drinking, smoking and sexual activity

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    Higher College of Technology Dubai Women’s Campus LSH 2803 - Hist Perspectives Arab World Future “From Rags To Riches A Story of Abu Dhabi” Introduction What do you know about people’s lifestyle in Abu Dhabi before the black gold (oil)? In this research essay we will enumerate some of the events that happened in Mohammad Abd Al Jalil Al Fahim’s life in Abu Dhabi that he witnessed in his childhood to date which he has wrote about them in his book “From Rags To Riches A Story of

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    received high marks from its new Lumia Windows Phone 7 smartphone announcement last month, with 28% of developers saying they are ‘very interested’ in developing for the device. This is more than double the interest in Nokia’s own Symbian and MeeGo OSes since Appcelerator began reporting mobile platform interest in January 2010. This quarter saw a sharp fall-off in developers reporting that they are ‘very interested’ in RIM offerings with BlackBerry OS phones dropping 7 points to 21% and PlayBook QNX

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  • Black History Jesse Jackson

    Black History Jesse Louis Jackson Jesse Louis Burns was born on October 8, 1941 in Greenville, South Carolina. At the time of Jesse’s birth his mother Helen Burns was only sixteen (16) years old. Jesse’s father, Noah Louis Robinson was an professional boxer and also an standout guy in his community. When Jesse was born his father Louis was married to another woman. Jesse’s father died on January 28, 1997 and had never been involved with his son’s life. In 1943 two years after

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  • Black History

    Jan Ernst Matzeliger was born on September 15, 1852 in Surinam (South America), the child of a biracial marriage. His father was a white engineer from Holland and his mother was a black woman in the Dutch colony. By his third birthday Matzeliger was sent to live with his father’s sister. By the time he turned 10 years old, Matzeliger became a worker in the machine shop that his father owned. It was at this time that he quickly became aware of his talent for working with machinery. Although

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