African American During The Civil War Essay

827 Words Nov 17th, 2015 4 Pages
Life as African American in the United States from colonization to the civil war Life as African American people has dramatically changed since the civil war. Before the civil war, the owner of South plantations owned lots of slaves. Most slaves worked long hours on their daily bases. They never got pay for their hard work. They were abused all the time by their owners, and they lived in bad conditions. Compared to the South, the black people in the North were free man. Many of them were educated in school and joined the army to helped union fight for freedom for the slaves in the South. Compare to the South, African America in the North lived as free man, many of them can be able going to school pursue their education and learned to be skilled worker. On the other hand, the black people lived in the Western region of the United State encounter much difficult lived situation because the Northern State want free the slaves, and the Southern want keep use the slaves. Life for slaves in South cotton plantation can be extreme difficult. In cotton plantation the slaves working hard all day long. Because the huge market demand, every day the slaves worked in the field for a long time, their hands get so dry and rough. (Importantly, slavery only spread where cotton could be grown) For young female slave, life in cotton plantation can be nightmare. They not just worked hard for their slave masters. They also sleep with their owners. Slave master can rape any underage female as…

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