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Unformatted text preview: Great Depression. Though they did not occur exactly at the same time they were caused one after the other and so can be said to have existed simultaneously or having overlapped each other. In the USA, slavery was widely practiced from 1860 onwards. It was practiced in a full-fledged manner where in slaves were openly traded in the market. This started as the Africans were brought to America and were sold as slaves. In case of the Africans having come into America in the form of slaves, there was a lot of mistreatment and inhumanity that took place and this was racism. The union and the confederacy prepared for the war by forming unison or groups and gathering political strength in order to gain an advantage over their adversary. They formed into slavery oriented and anti slavery groups proving that racism and slavery existed simultaneously....
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- Spring '10
- Great Depression, White people, Slavery in the United States, Human skin color