The civil war HIST1302 Week 2
The civil war HIST1302 Week 2 History 1302
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Date Created: 10/09/16
The Civil War - In both the North and South America the blacks worked for the Whites. However, in the south the blacks were enslaved by the whites and in the south the blacks were free and got good wages for their service. - This difference in free and slave states was the cause of civil war in the United States. - During the civil war in the battle of Gettysburg twice as many soldiers had died of disease than in combat. - The nation united after the victory of the North. - ‘The Emancipation Proclamation’ freed slaves in the rebel states but many not all slaves were freed. th - ‘Thomas Nast’s Proclamation’ of January 1865; In the 13 amendment of December 1865 declared slavery hence forth illegal in the United States. - Mississippi Black code Vagrancy law; freedmen, free Negros or Mulattoes above 18yrs and unemployed or found associating or living in adultery with white shall be deemed vagrants. Any freed man, free Negro or mulattoes failing to pay tax would be hired to anyone who agreed to pay the tax. Civil Rights of Freedom; All freedmen, free Negro or Mulattoes had the right to implead and be impleaded in the court of law and equality of Mississippi. They also had the right to own property but were not allowed to rent or lease their property expect in incorporated towns or cities in which the corporate authorities controlled the same. Anyone could arrest back freedmen, free Negros and mulattoes and carry them back (earned $5.10 per mile for doing so) to their employer shall they quit before their term of service expired. Refrence Alexander Stephens on slavery and the Confederate constitution, 1861. (n.d.). Retrieved October 9, 2016, from The American Yawp Reader website: http://www.americanyawp.com/reader/the civilwar/ alexanderstephensonslaveryandtheconfederateconstitution1861/ Mississippi Black Code, 1865. (n.d.). Retrieved from The American Yawp Reader website: http://www.americanyawp.com/reader/reconstruction/mississippiblackcode1865/
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