How Expereinecs Cross Generations

 How Experiences Cross Generations

 President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 the Last Slaves were freed in 1865

 That was Just about 150 years ago. 150 Years seems like a long time, but the chart above below will show you how, the experiences of the past live well into the future.

 In 1865, the newly freed people would have been between the ages of 1 and 60, some even older.

 Families would have joined forces, creating multi- generational households with Grandparents, Parents and Grand children all under one roof.

 Can you imagine the information and advice that a 40 – 50 year old ex slave would share with his 10 year old newly free grandson. What would he say to his 10 year old grandson who was born free?

 Then consider the information that this grandson will share with his 10 year old son later in life.

 The emancipation was not a magic wand to end all injustices. We know that by some of the struggles that we have been through over the years.

 A person who was 20 in 1865 could have been alive and 80 years old in 1925. That person would have children in their 40’s and grand children in their 20’s.

 That Grand child who was 20 in 1925 could be alive and 60 in 1965 with grand children in their 40’s and grand children in their 20’s

 The point is, when you look across generational lines, 150 years is not that long ago.

 Let us all keep working to make this world a better place for our children and grandchildren.

 

Year Original Original and 1 gen First Gen Born Free Orig and 2nd gen 3rd gen 4th gen 5th gen 6th gen
1865 1 – 60              
1875 10 – 70 20-40 10          
1885 20 – 80 30-60 20 10        
1895 30- 90 40-80 30 20 10      
1905 40- 100 50-90 40 30 20 10    
1915 50   50 40 30 20 10  
1925 60   60 50 40 30 20 10
1935 70   70 60 50 40 30 20
1945 80   80 70 60 50 40 30
1955 90   90 80 70 60 50 40
1965 100   100 90 80 70 60 50
1975       100 90 80 70 60
1985         100 90 80 70
1995           100 90 80
2005             100 90
2015               100
                 
                 

 

 

 

 

It takes a village to raise a child, this is My Village Project

 

Take Care of Your Village

 

The Village Mother

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