Advantages And Disadvantages Of The South After The Civil War

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The south was in supported slavery, so during the Civil War they treated unfairly. "The Supreme Court decision known as the Dred Scott Decision said that African Americans were not citizens and had no rights of citizenship." This means in the south slaves didn't have the same rules as whites because they didn't see them as equals. Slaves had different laws such as, not being allowed to read or write, and they were not allowed to own gun. A law in 1792 ensured and stated that African Americans wouldn't be allowed to use weapons at all. This was a huge disadvantage for the south because this law prohibits African Americans from using weapons. So the slaves wouldn't be able to fight in the battles, so that meant there would be less people fighting
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