Blacks In The 19th Century

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Throughout the rest of the 19th Century following the end of the Civil War, blacks were faced with social, political, and economic limitations. Most, if not all, blacks were treated, basically, like dirt. Some of the social limitations included a lot of the racial slurs and names they were given and segregation. Blacks have been known to be called Negro above every other name such as “Colored”, “African”, and “Nigger.” Many times buildings or other places would be accessible to whites only but not blacks. Even the KKK would find some reason as to find and take blacks to be killed. Up until the 15th Amendment was ratified, blacks were not given the right to vote, although they became official citizens of the United States when the 14th Amendment
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