Compare And Contrast Essay On Life After Civil War

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SLAVERY ENDED AFTER CIVIL WAR Life as African American people has dramatically changed since the civil war. Before the civil war, the owner of Southern plantations owned lots of slaves. Most slaves worked long hours on their daily bases. They never got paid for their hard work. They were abused all the time by their owners, and they lived in bad conditions. Conversely to the South, the black people in the North were free men. Many of them were educated in school and joined the army in helped union fight for freedom for the slaves in the South. However, the black people lived in the Western region of the United State encounter much difficult lived situation because the Northern State wants free the slaves, and the Southern want keep using the …show more content…
Yet, many of them want to school learned education and earned a degree. Similarly, skilled workers tried to find the way to improve themselves that they no different than white people. Thomas Morris Chester, the first African American to serve as battlefield reporter in the United States. He was a highly educated black person in the America by that era. His parent send him to school to gain knowledge. (The time Chester spent at this "fountain of learning," as he put it, left him with an unquenchable thirst for knowledge.) Though many years hard study, Morris Chester keep improved with his education, he eventually earns a law degree. Chester serve as a reporter on the battle field during the civil war. While he serves on black troops, he wrote the report to tell white audience, that the colored soldiers fight bravely with the enemy on the battlefield. In his article he did express the concern about black soldiers been treated differently by their officer. (black soldiers often found themselves in sorry situations). Chester thinks that colored soldiers should be treat equal with others. In Comparison to the slave in the South, the black people who lived in the North region lived much better life. Many of them joined to manumission society to set the goals of emancipation of southern slaves, and fight for black

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