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Racism is defined as discrimination or prejudice based on race. In the past and present racism was main part of most of the war this county is and was in. These consist of the Civil War, Holocaust, and the racism after 9/11. Well let's go in order. First was the Civil War. That's was the war about slavery, and we all know that slavery is one of the biggest forms of racism known to man. It was fought between the North (Union) and the South (Consecrates). The cause of this war was slavery, which is the base of racism in this country today. The South was sending ships over to Africa and bringing back people to sell like they were cattle. The south thought this was ok, because they thought that they were a lesser race to the white man. The South put the Africa Americans to work on their farms. Not seeing that this was so wrong to the moral standard of a human being. The Africa Americans weren't allowed to do anything but be slaves. When the North heard of the news they tried to stop this. The south wanted no part of the North's explanation because they bought the slave they thought the Africa Americans were their own property. They were so mad that they broke away from U.S and made their own thing The Confederate State of America. Now saying that there were many people in the south who thought the same way the as North, so the Underground Railroad started to help the Africa Americans. This was a series of hiding spots for Africa Americans who were trying to get to the North's boarder so the slave could be come free. At anytime if the slave were caught they were either killed or returned to their owner. The people who house them were jailed and convicted of treason. All of this led to the assignation of Ab Lincoln which started the Civil War. Which in the end the North won and all the slaves were let go to be free people. Now there was the Holocaust, the mass extermination of anyone who was not pure bread German. Well let's go though the steps. "A man name Adolf Hitler came to power in came to power in 1923 after the collapse of Germany." (Nazi Period 1). He came with this plan of a prefect Germany.

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