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Freedom was the greatest development more so because during the civil war, the rights of the African Americans were greatly infringed. They were used for the war and were viewed as disposable people. This was a great disadvantage as their families were not taken care of. The men were front lined during the war and this led to many deaths of the African Americans during the Civil war. After the civil war, slavery was abolished and people could now get employed. Others were given land for relocation and they started up their own small scale farming. This is seen to have led to creation of institutions such as schools, churches and even African American magazines such as the Freedom’s Journal. These institutions became the basis for equality another great step in the History of the United States.
Industrialization was another great development that arose from the Civil War and colonial period. When slavery was abolished, the farmers in the big plantations in the South still required labor. In the North, many industries were growing from manufacturing industries to banks among others. Industrialization in my opinion allowed blacks to implement their skills efficiently and to earn a living from it. Although it was difficult to start up because racism was not yet at a halt, it ensured that some if not most of their rights were protected. They could also vote and work for pay which enabled them to choose their leaders. On an overall in the present, if this hadn’t happened, the United States would never have achieved equality to the point of choosing an African American president.
Industrialization though many may say was full of monopolies, still ensured that many grew their societies and their families. Though the African Americans mostly received bad treatment and less pay even with freedom, it was on the other hand much better than slavery in itself. Industrialization is what led the United States to be the super power it is today
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The two of them had different opinions on the Kansas-Nebraska act. Stephen Douglas believed that slavery could be made to enter some northern territories of the US, only if the residents of those territories supported it. Lincoln on the other hand believed that slavery was a sin against humanity and contradicts the principles of the founding fathers.
As the report declares various types of racial stereotypes existed in American before the advent of slavery. The use of racial stereotypes upgrades or degrades the value of a group in general and ignores the importance and uniqueness of the individual. Slaves were taken from the disadvantaged black minorities. Slavery is the child of racism.
Therefore, starting with the British parliament, in 1807, more and more countries proceeded to abolish slavery – particularly focusing on the slave trade between the undeveloped regions of the world and Europe and North America. By 1865, the United States had also abolished slavery with the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution.
As the paper, The Slavery System Should Have Taken a Different Approach, stresses Olaudah Equiano‘s narrative states that slavery is an experience no person should go through, no matter the circumstances. The rise of European colonies in the American locality increased the dire need of slaves. Africa presented a market to purchase slaves.
The book “The Many-Headed Hydra” shed light on the slavery in the context of capitalism and race. Political crises in the England in the middle of the XVII century produced debates that had justified the slavery not by the race, but by the class. The development of the slavery in Atlantic region created conditions for the appearance of capitalism.
As the paper stresses characterized by different practices as well as modes of implementation, different accounts put forth by individuals who were either directly or indirectly involved in slavery provide different levels of knowledge relevant in understanding ancient slavery. Mary Prince account on slavery has been unanimously acknowledged.
Usually, these indentured servants, who would gradually form a permanent class of slaves, were not members of the tribes that used them as slaves but were captured prisoners from other communities, or even prisoners who had committed heinous acts. Instead of being murdered by their captors, they would be forced to work as permanent servants of the community or tribe.