Criminal Justice & Incarceration

June 29, 1820: The Antelope Ship Arrived in Savannah

281 Africans aboard the Antelope ship were brought to Savannah by the U.S. Treasury.
Time Periods: Early 19th Century: 1800 - 1849
Themes: African American, Criminal Justice & Incarceration, Laws & Citizen Rights, Racism & Racial Identity, Slavery and Resistance
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May 30, 1942: Fred Korematsu Arrested

Fred Korematsu was arrested on a street corner in San Leandro, California for resisting Executive Order 9066, in which all people of Japanese descent were incarcerated in U.S. concentration camps. 
Time Periods: Prosperity, Depression, & World War II: 1920 - 1944
Themes: Criminal Justice & Incarceration, Asian American, Democracy & Citizenship, Racism & Racial Identity, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements
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Oct. 31, 1891: Coal Creek War

During the Coal Creek War, there was a labor uprising to protest convict leasing.
Time Periods: Industrial Revolution: 1877 - 1899
Themes: African American, Criminal Justice & Incarceration, Labor
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Sept. 9, 1971: Attica Prison Uprising

The Attica Prison Uprising began.
Time Periods: People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974
Themes: African American, Criminal Justice & Incarceration, Democracy & Citizenship, Racism & Racial Identity
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