Timelines of Historical Events
Black History Timeline
A timeline of important events in African-American history, from Biography.com.
Enslavement Timeline 1619 to 1696
Enslavement in colonial America was established with one law at a time. Throughout the late 16th and 17th Centuries, laws were passed in several colonies to differentiate between African and white indentured servants.
Timeline of the NAACP: 1909 to 1965
Timeline of milestone events orchestrated by the NAACP
Negro Baseball League Timeline
The Negro Baseball League was established after African-American players were banned from playing in white baseball clubs.
Timeline of Scottsboro Boys
The Scottsboro Boys were nine African-American teens ranging in age from thirteen to nineteen. Each was tried and convicted of raping two white women on a Southern railroad freight train.
Civil War Timeline
"Harper's Weekly" offers a timeline of events during the Civil War.
Timeline of African-American History
National Public Radio presents a timeline of important events in African-American history.
A Timeline of Slavery
From PBS.org, a comprehensive timeline of slavery in the United States between 1619 and 1881.
Literary Timeline of the Harlem Renaissance
The Harlem Renaissance is the considered the first literary movement in the United States in which many black writers are able to explore various themes existing in African American society. This is a timeline of the major publications and events of this period.
Timeline: 1850 to 1859
The 1850s were a turbulent time in American history for African-Americans.
Dred Scott Timeline
The Dred Scott case was a seminal case in United States history.