Essay #3 - Alexander Calder HYT 131- U.S. History To 1877...

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Alexander Calder HYT 131- U.S. History To 1877 Essay #3 Due on December 4, 2006 Slavery was an American institution from 1619 until it was eventually outlawed by the 13th Amendment to the constitution which was adopted in 1865. African- Americans were an enslaved people for Two Hundred and Forty-Six years. As can be expected no person or persons want to be forced to do anything, there will always be resistance. To really show how crooked the United States ideas and views on slavery were For 50 of the 72 years between the election of George Washington and the election of Abraham Lincoln, a slave-owner occupied the White House. Slaves in the United States had many different forms of resistance to their “masters” wither it be simply running away, staging riots, fighting back, or tainting food and drink of their owners. Slaves found ways to defy their captures in minute or immense forms. This essay will examinant some of the different forms of rebellion and resistance that African-American slaves took against their capturers and eventually end up in a Civil War between the North and South over the rights of these imprisoned people.
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Essay #3 - Alexander Calder HYT 131- U.S. History To 1877...

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