While events such as these took the nation by storm there were other affairs that were rattling the people of America, specifically those in the South, that became known as the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot. The Atlanta Race riot began on September 22 and ended on September 24, 1906. American history students should read this
However, the Northern states doesn’t require slaves in their mills and factory which is a clear difference between the South and North that eventually leads to war. The South was greatly dependent toward slaves but the North didn’t have a reason to have slaves. Northern states are responsible for the blame of cornering the South because they disagree with slaves but is immensely dependent toward the South which is greatly dependent toward the slaves to harvest the cotton. It is not an exaggeration to say the North was hypocritical. Northern states were being stubborn and didn’t try to understand why the South wanted or needed the slaves when they used cotton which is harvested from the slaves to develop their econ... ... middle of paper ... ...North caused economical damage to the South.
These black codes prohibited interracial marriages, the ownership of guns or liquor, congregation in large groups and had curfews for these freedmen. Furthermore, these black codes forced the freedmen to sign annual work contracts that were offensive and offered only in the agricultural f... ... middle of paper ... ...n a way of life in the south. In conclusion, the Reconstruction was overall ineffective for giving real rights to African Americans. In effect, all of these outcomes only gave the white an advantage and gave African Americans a difficult way of life. As for the social structure in the south, they ended up getting things their way, winning themselves back into domination of southern state control.
The Civil War was prompted by differing interpretations by the North and South of economic and political issues, such as free labor ideology and the spread of slavery, as seen through the analysis of documents dating prior to the beginning of the war. The abolitionist movements predating the Civil War did not have an effect on the instigation of the war because the tensions the movement created were not about morality at all. Some Southerners were angered enough by Northern abolitionists who wrote about the need for immediate abolition of slavery to make it a felony in the South, but even these frictions were not about morality (American Peoples, 28). Instead they were caused by the fact that the South did not want the slaves to know of the movement in the North as to insure there would ... ... middle of paper ... ... did he feel the need to completely abolish slavery in the South. Lincoln’s main priorities were to preserve the Union, and reserve the republic.
But not all states wanted it to be slaves, the Southern states wanted it and the Northern states didn't. Because it was divided that way, a struggle broke out over if slaves should be free or not. Colored people, also known as slaves, were treated like they were nothing. Like they were some kind of creatures, slavery has had an impact on America for years. This impact caused rage and hurt, slaves put their blood, sweat and tears in their work to not get beaten or get their children harmed as well.
The southerner’s did not dislike Abraham Lincoln as a person, but they hated his ideas. The main reason why they feared Lincoln becoming President is because he did not believe in Slavery. The south felt like Lincoln was basically trying to take money away from them, because slave owners made a lot of money around that time. The north and south many social and economic difference, which they both didn’t even try to talk it out about. All of the incidents that happened before the war could have been talked out and negotiated.
This act was supported by Southerners which lead to the North becoming more worried about ending slavery. In 1857 salves legal status was debated in Dred Scott verses Sandford, when a free slave argued for his freedom. His argument was that he had lived where slavery was prohibited by the Missouri Compromise. Scott lost the case because Congress had no power to control slavery there.
Due to the South's dependence on slaves and the popular belief that slavery is an issue that should be dealt with by each state individually, the slaves were not freed in 1787. Many other issues became entangled in this argument, but those were the major causes of the Convention's decision.
The South relied upon slave labor for their economic well being, and the economy of the North was not reliant on such labor or in need of this type of service. This main issue overshadowed all others. Southerners compared slavery to the wage-slave system of the North, and believed their slaves received better care than the northern factory workers received from their employers. Many Southern preachers proclaimed that slavery was sanctioned in the Bible. Southern leaders had constantly tried to seek new areas into which slavery might be extended (Oates 349).
The Northerners goal... ... middle of paper ... ...o succession but none were as big as the slavery issue. The only way to avoid the war was to abolish slavery but this was not able to be done because slavery is what kept the South running. Because slavery formed two opposing societies, and slavery could never be abolished, the Civil War was inevitable." These were all the reasons why the South seceded from the Union and there was really no other way to avoid succession because the North and South had totally opposing views. The ending of the Civil War abolished slavery and determined that "free labor" was the only kind of labor allowed.