The History Of Segregation

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Segregation went back in history even after Civil War days of slavery. At this time, in history African were fighting for their freedom. Caucasians felt that African Americans should be inferior to white people, and they saw no reason why to respect black people or why to educate them. Noble facts of history were given by the early 1800 's Northern states had abolished slavery (Osborne 6). Due to the Confederate state losing to the Civil War in 1865 that same year, the Thirteenth Amendment had gotten approve for slave owners to free their slaves. With the Fifteenth Amendment, no one in the U.S. nation was able to deny the right for African American men to vote freedom was coming back. Congress wanted to protect them by passing the Black Codes

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