The African Americans were not able to vote because the whites and the government disenfranchised the African Americans; until the 15th Amendment. The African Americans were considered illiterate to the Whites. The 15th amendment states that they could no longer discriminate based on race. Even though this amendment sounded like good news, the Whites still made literacy test and poll taxes that the African Americans had to do even before voting. The African Americans couldn’t run for office either, they still had Democrats and Republicans.
Slave masters were under the impression that slaves were having church so when caught, of course slaves had to ‘pay the price’. Slaves were punished physically and sometimes even murdered for this small act. “The master might claim the body of his property but could never quite claim their soul” (L.Rivers) Slavery was controlled in many different ways so no one could actually subdue this epidemic. However, the article shows how master to slave relationships were in Florida. Slaves were simply to obey their masters and do whatever what asked of them.
They did not like the idea of the slaves being treated as property. For most states in the North it was illegal to own slaves. The North tried to put a stop to slavery because they did not want it to expand into the West and become a problem with the economy. The North did not need slaves for their agriculture. On the other hand, the South was all for slavery.
(69 words) 4. Between the 1820’s and 1860’s housing , nutrition , and diseases all had an large impact on the lives of slaves. Because of the horrible nutrition and houses and the disease , this was the early death of many slaves. Slaves would get diseases like sickle cells or small pox’s because of the weather in the south slaves didn’t , slaves didn’t eat very well , there bodies were not getting the correct nutrient it needed. And because of the poor sanitation that food and water were supplied in slaves had very bad housing.
The two American novels Winesburg, Ohio and Cane both represent fragmentation through the lack of connection. Although an outsider may consider Winesburg, Ohio to be a community, it is not. The word community implies communal, a whole group of people living together and knowing each other. Winesburg seems to be a fragmented community because even though every one lives together, they do not really know each other at all. The people of Winesburg are unable to communicate and connect with one another.
The landlord didn’t give the immigrants a place to put their garbage so they just put it in the hallway, or just throw it out on the street. Nobody came to clean up the mess, which left terrible stenches in the air. Another harsh condition to live under for the immigrants was the water. During this time there was no water sanitation department, and barely any indoor plumbing. Residents of these atrocious tenements had to collect water by scooping their water up from the streets or faucets on the street and then heat it up
DIETARY LAWS Dietary laws have a significant impact on the life of the Jewish people. There are many strict and diverse laws affecting the Jewish community. They have certain laws restricting them from eating certain foods. Jewish people don’t have as much of a variety of foods in which they can eat. They cant eat pork, rabbit, reptiles, or even animals who have died of natural causes, wines or grape juice which have not been supervised as being produced, and they cannot eat most hard cheeses.
For example black Americans found it extremely hard to get jobs only 5% of black American’s had “well paid” jobs compared to the 30% of whites. Of course as mentioned they were segregated immensely from the whites and where hardly events where both races would mix together. There were also many other laws for example if a white person were to get on a bus a black person should give a up their seat in order for the white person to sit down, it was then expected for that black person to go stand at the back. And it wasn’t till 1955 where a black woman (Rosa parks) refused to do this. Also because of the discrimination they lived in awful conditions with dusty floors no glass windows and generally underprivileged.