Although slaves built the United States slaves, they unfortunately were not looked upon as humans, but merely property. Slaves were restricted to many things and were controlled in many of ways as if they were animals. When laws or a simple mistake were broke or made, brought about harsh punishment upon African Americans from Caucasians. Teaching to a slave was prohibited and sometimes the punishment meant death. Only person that was allowed to teach a slave was the slave master or an individual appointed by the slave master. Slaves would have to hide or teach themselves in private to gain knowledge. White supremacy made a law known as Slaveholders law that would be passed, that prohibited the teaching of slaves unless it would provide help on the plantation.
Although everything is going well with economics and trades, there was one problem, the day the nation became Revolutionary. With great events such as the Boston Tea party, American Revolutionary War, Abraham Lincoln, the thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth amendments as well as so much more, carved the layout on how America is created to this point as we know it now. I really understand where I came from and why society is created