Whose side are you on? Dunmore v. Declaration

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Published on April 3, 2014

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“Whose Side Are You On?” African American Loyalists v. African American Patriots

Crispus Attucks was the first American colonist to die for independence in 1770.

An unknown artist painted this picture of an African American sailor from Revolution times.

An unknown artist painted this picture of an African American sailor from Revolution times. Historians believe about 5,000 free African Americans served in the American army and navy during the Revolution.

I am Lord Dunmore, Royal Governor of Virginia Colony. John Murray, Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia 1775

1775 John Murray, Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia

1775 John Murray, Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia

“I hereby declare all indentured servants, Negroes, or others free that are able and willing to bear arms…joining his majesty’s troops.." 1775 John Murray, Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia

“I hereby declare all indentured servants, Negroes, or others free that are able and willing to bear arms…joining his majesty’s troops.." 1775 John Murray, Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia

Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation, November 1775

Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation, November 1775 “I hereby declare all indentured servants, Negroes, or others free that are able and willing to bear arms…joining his majesty’s troops.."

Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation, November 1775 “I hereby declare all indentured servants, Negroes, or others free that are able and willing to bear arms…joining his majesty’s troops.."

Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation, November 1775 “I hereby declare all indentured servants, Negroes, or others free that are able and willing to bear arms…joining his majesty’s troops.." Thousands of enslaved Africans joined the British army during the Revolution.

‘The enemy of my enemy is my friend.’

‘The enemy of my enemy is my friend.’

One third of the responders to Dunmore's proclamation were women.

One third of the responders to Dunmore's proclamation were women.

One third of the responders to Dunmore's proclamation were women. I’m joining the British..

The runaway enslaved man Titus became Colonel Tye of Lord Dunmore’s Ethiopian Regiment. He was promoted to Commander of the Black Brigade. Commander Tye and the Black Brigade often targeted masters and freed slaves. He died from a wrist wound in 1780 before the end of the war.

The runaway enslaved man Titus became Colonel Tye of Lord Dunmore’s Ethiopian Regiment. He was promoted to Commander of the Black Brigade. Commander Tye and the Black Brigade often targeted masters and freed slaves. He died from a wrist wound in 1780 before the end of the war.

The runaway enslaved man Titus became Colonel Tye of Lord Dunmore’s Ethiopian Regiment. He was promoted to Commander of the Black Brigade. Commander Tye and the Black Brigade often targeted masters and freed slaves. He died from a wrist wound in 1780 before the end of the war.

The runaway enslaved man Titus became Colonel Tye of Lord Dunmore’s Ethiopian Regiment. He was promoted to Commander of the Black Brigade. Commander Tye and the Black Brigade often targeted masters and freed slaves. He died from a wrist wound in 1780 before the end of the war.

Black Loyalists were invited to live in Canada after the Revolution.

Why did the American Revolution happen?

Why did the American Revolution happen? Why did England and America fight each other?

King George III

Parliament King George III

To the People of America: We helped you fight the French. Now, we are broke. You must pay higher taxes. Sorry, you cannot vote about thatParliament King George III

To the People of America: We helped you fight the French. Now, we are broke. You must pay higher taxes. Sorry, you cannot vote about thatParliament King George III

To the People of America: We helped you fight the French. Now, we are broke. You must pay higher taxes. Sorry, you cannot vote about that.Parliament King George III

King George III Parliament High taxes!!

King George III Parliament High taxes!!

No voting? King George III Parliament

K King George III Parliament

In the summer of 1776, Thomas Jefferson and other leaders met to create a letter to send King George about American independence.

In the summer of 1776, Thomas Jefferson and other leaders met to create a letter to send King George about American independence. Thomas Jefferson

In the summer of 1776, Thomas Jefferson and other leaders met to create a letter to send King George about American independence. Thomas Jefferson Benjamin Franklin

In the summer of 1776, Thomas Jefferson and other leaders met to create a letter to send King George about American independence. Thomas Jefferson Benjamin Franklin John Adams

Jefferson’s Views on

Jefferson’s Views on

“The abolition of domestic slavery is the great object of desire in those colonies” Jefferson’s Views on

“The abolition of domestic slavery is the great object of desire in those colonies” Jefferson’s Views on

“Slavery is an abominable crime.” Jefferson’s Views on

“Slavery is an abominable crime.” Jefferson’s Views on

equal.” Jefferson’s Views on

“…all men are created equal…” Jefferson’s Views on

“…all men are created equal…” Jefferson’s Views on

“…all men are created equal…” “I owned about 200 slaves.” Jefferson’s Views on

Jefferson wrote about needing to end slavery in an early draft of the Declaration of Independence.

Jefferson wrote about needing to end slavery in an early draft of the Declaration of Independence.

Jefferson wrote about needing to end slavery in an early draft of the Declaration of Independence.

Leaders knew that Southerners would not support this idea.

Leaders knew that Southerners would not support this idea. Southern states will not accept stopping slavery. We must remove this language from the Declaration of Independence.

Leaders knew that Southerners would not support this idea.

Leaders knew that Southerners would not support this idea.

We postponed solving slavery in 1776. The Civil War happened because we put it off.

The British and the Americans fought about seven years.

The British and the Americans fought about seven years.

The British and the Americans fought about seven years.

The American Revolution ended in October, 1781. The British army surrendered to America in Yorktown, Virginia.

The American Revolution ended in October, 1781. The British army surrendered to America in Yorktown, Virginia.

We surrender. The American Revolution ended in October, 1781. The British army surrendered to America in Yorktown, Virginia

General George Washington General Charles, Lord Cornwallis We surrender. The American Revolution ended in October, 1781. The British army surrendered to America in Yorktown, Virginia

Praise God

Praise God

Who offered the best help to African Americans during the American Revolution ….England or the United States? Dr. Benjamin Quarles, African American Historian

Who offered the best help to African Americans during the American Revolution ….England or the United States? Dr. Benjamin Quarles, African American Historian

Who offered the best help to African Americans during the American Revolution ….England or the United States? Dr. Benjamin Quarles, African American Historian

Who offered the best help to African Americans during the American Revolution ….England or the United States? Dr. Benjamin Quarles, African American Historian Enslaved Africans ”reserved allegiance (support) for whoever made them the best and most concrete offer."

Whose Side Are You On? Three paragraphs 200 words. Who was Lord Dunmore? Summarize the content of Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation. What were Jefferson’s views on slavery? Summarize the contents of the Declaration of Independence. Which document benefitted African Americans? Use reasons to support your answer.

Whose Side Are You On? Three paragraphs 200 words. Who was Lord Dunmore? Summarize the content of Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation. What were Jefferson’s views on slavery? Summarize the contents of the Declaration of Independence. Which document benefitted African Americans? Use reasons to support your answer.

Whose Side Are You On? Three paragraphs 200 words. Who was Lord Dunmore? Summarize the content of Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation. What were Jefferson’s views on slavery? Summarize the contents of the Declaration of Independence. Which document benefitted African Americans? Use reasons to support your answer.

Whose Side Are You On? Three paragraphs 200 words. Who was Lord Dunmore? Summarize the content of Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation. What were Jefferson’s views on slavery? Summarize the contents of the Declaration of Independence. Which document benefitted African Americans? Use reasons to support your answer.

Whose Side Are You On? Three paragraphs 200 words. Who was Lord Dunmore? Summarize the content of Lord Dunmore’s Proclamation. What were Jefferson’s views on slavery? Summarize the contents of the Declaration of Independence. Which document benefitted African Americans? Use reasons to support your answer.

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