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Intro to African American History
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Barack Obama is the first African-American to win the presidency.
Hiram Revels, a Republican from Mississippi, becomes the first African-American to be seated in the United States Senate. Joseph Hayne Rainey, a Republican from South Carolina, becomes the first African-American elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Frederick Douglass, is the first African-American vice presidential candidate.
Blanche Kelso Bruce, a Republican from Mississippi, is the first African-American elected to a full six-year term in the Senate.
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