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Treatment of Minorities During the 19thCenturyIsmael G. ZelekeU.S. HistoryDr. CehColorado State UniversityOct 16, 2016
Treatment of African-Americans; free blacks and slaves during the 19thCenturyDuring the Antebellum period African-Americans were in either one of two categories. Free Blacks or slavesFree Blacks were blacks who were free from slavery. Those who resided in the North had greater ability to express their negative feelings about slavery, while those in the south lived in its shadows and were still quite restrictedSlaves were still owned by others, during this time period both whites and free blacks owned slaves. Some free blacks purchased slaves and used them as the whites would, while others bought their family members to keep them from being enslaved by someone else. (African American Odyssey: Free Blacks in the Antebellum)Treatment of Minorities During the 19thCentury
Treatment of African-Americans; free blacks and slaves during the 19thCenturyFree BlacksNorthernOwned land, businesses, enlisted in the militaryfounded churches and schoolswere able to own slaves and paid taxesSouthernWere unable to travel and assemble as they wantedWeren't about to establish schools, churches or other organizations(African American Odyssey: Free Blacks in the Antebellum)Treatment of Minorities During the 19thCenturySlavesDuring this time salvery was primarily in the south.

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