The Role Of African Americans In The Early 1900's

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In the early 1900’s America as a country was going through a reconstruction as they just overcame a four year battle that split the country into free and slave states. . Race played a big factor in this reconstruction, because before the civil war wealthy whites were able to own slaves. Slaves were supposed to gain their full freedom after the civil war, but they never really gained it. Many opportunities opened for Americans, and as the country became one again. Before the Civil War Americans had the dream of “Manifest Destiney”, said they were told by god that they should head west to the Pacific Ocean. With this going on it forced Native Americans to move and opened more land for wealthy whites. According to former slaves after the civil

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