Did the End of Slavery, Mean the End of Inequality by 1945?

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Did The End Of Slavery, Mean The End Of Inequality By 1945? (1000 Words) Over 80 years had passed since Slavery was abolished in America and many things had happened in attempts to rid the country of inequality between the Civil War and the Victory of the Second World War. Even after all this time blacks were not completely equal and racism still existed due to heavy segregation. Before the 1860’s the blacks found themselves under slavery to the white Americans. The blacks were treated in an inhumane style, receiving violent beating and extreme manual labour for many hours of the day, minimum amounts of food and poor living conditions. In 1861, the war against Slavery in America began. After 4 years of fighting between the Northern and Southern States of America that left of 600,000 dead, the Northern states had defeated the Southern states that had been fighting for slavery and their own secession. After becoming victorious, the Northern states and the President declared slavery to be abolished in America. However, even after its abolishment, blacks were still kept in slavery and were treated poorly and unequal to other, white Americans. This abuse was much more common in the Southern states due to the more racist nature of the white people who lived there and the fact that the Southern states had originally fought to keep Black Slavery legal. Soon after the Civil War was won by the Northern States, the 13th, 14th and 15th amendment were brought into congress. The thirteenth amendment stated that all Slavery must end in America; the fourteenth amendment stated that everyone living on American soil should gain citizenship and the fifteenth amendment stated that all citizens should gain the right to vote. These amendments could be considered as vital moves towards black equalities, if they had worked. The reality was that the amendments were ignored by white
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