Life In The 19th Century Essay

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Bryan Cuevas English II, C Mr. Phillips 16 October 2017 Life in the 19th Century A lot of history has been made throughout the many years of exploration and education throughout the world. The years of exploration have contributed to the knowledge that we have today and the modern technology that has been developed from simple things that may have been made during or after the 19th century. In America during the 19th century, life had been very different less populated compared to how America is today. The 19th century lasted from the year 1801 to 1900. During the 19th century life had been mostly separated and rural. In the 19th century, life consisted of raising the population, immigration, slavery, and most importantly, the American industry. During the time of the 19th century, the population of America began rising in…show more content…
Slavery, at the time, had caused many different outcomes to happen, mostly from the African-Americans. Life was rough for the slaves during the 19th century. According to an article that is based on the different events that involved slavery, “Solomon Northup was a free black man living in upstate New York was kidnapped into slavery in 1841.” This example shows that African-Americans were not treated fairly and were not viewed humanly, which showed how rough life was for the African-Americans. Northup went on to publish a book during his time that had talked about what he experienced as a slave on a plantation. Riots and escapes were frequent during the 19th century and many people rioting would often get killed, injured, or captured. This would also apply to those who attempted to escape. Slavery had also brought in different compromises to be proposed during the 19th century. According to an article by Robert McNamara, “The institution of slavery was embedded in the U.S. Constitution, and it became a critical problem to be dealt with by Americans in the early 19th
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