<body><script type="text/javascript"> function setAttributeOnload(object, attribute, val) { if(window.addEventListener) { window.addEventListener('load', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }, false); } else { window.attachEvent('onload', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }); } } </script> <div id="navbar-iframe-container"></div> <script type="text/javascript" src="https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript"> gapi.load("gapi.iframes:gapi.iframes.style.bubble", function() { if (gapi.iframes && gapi.iframes.getContext) { gapi.iframes.getContext().openChild({ url: 'https://www.blogger.com/navbar.g?targetBlogID\07527298994\46blogName\75Tell+Me+Why?\46publishMode\75PUBLISH_MODE_HOSTED\46navbarType\75BLUE\46layoutType\75CLASSIC\46searchRoot\75http://www.tellmewhyfacts.com/search\46blogLocale\75en_US\46v\0752\46homepageUrl\75http://www.tellmewhyfacts.com/\46vt\75-7183947015892630835', where: document.getElementById("navbar-iframe-container"), id: "navbar-iframe" }); } }); </script>
Tell Me Why logo by tellmewhyfacts.com

Tell Me Why?

Tell Me Why by tellmewhyfacts.blogspot.com

An informative site covering interesting and factual topics with concise answers to pondering questions. Tap into the collective wisdom of factual knowledge designed to educate all knowledge seekers. Tell Me Why: Answer your Questions and Satisfy your Curiosity. New content is published once each week.

The Web Tell Me Why?



Free Stuff | How To Use Site | ”" Top News Videos

When was slavery abolished in the US and what did freedom symbolize for African Americans?


E-mail this post



Remember me (?)



All personal information that you provide here will be governed by the Privacy Policy of Blogger.com. More...



13th AmendmentIn 1865 the United States officially put an end to slavery, this was a water shed period in the history of the United States and in the lives of the millions of African Americans who lived to experience freedom. It was during reconstruction that African Americans experienced levels of social and political freedoms and privileges that they could only dream of accessing before the Civil War. Freedom (along with civil rights and liberties) symbolized a new way of life for African Americans who for centuries were subjected to a life of servitude . Abolition of slavery meant freedom from: the separation of families, rape of women slaves by slave masters, beatings (and other punishments), working without consent, working for someone without wages, lack of access to education, white supervision during religious worship and the denial of marriage.

Related Articles:
What is the GI Bill of Rights?
What was the reason for the US invading Iraq?
What is meant by the term New Deal?
What does the term Carpetbagger means?
What is the meaning of the term Black Codes?
Which States were part of the Confederate States of America?
What is the Policy of Containment?

Labels: ,


0 Responses to “When was slavery abolished in the US and what did freedom symbolize for African Americans?”

Leave a Reply

      Convert to boldConvert to italicConvert to link

 


Headline | Using Site | MyGame


Message Board Tell Me Why FeedBack Appreciated

Please spare some time to give your feedback about this site. Thanks in advance.
Tell Me Why

Tell Me Why
Message from the Author
  • I'm R. Edmondson
  • From United States
I am excited to be the author of this site that gives me the opportunity and challenge to answer questions of the intellectual mind. As such, Tell Me Why site is used as a learning tool to provide a stimulating learning environment for general knowledge development; to promote increased diversity on the online learning community and to incorporate the site’s informative quality content with the best of online communication platform (blog) in making knowledge accessible and free to all.

Thanks for stopping by my site. I hope you will find this site interesting and informative and that you do learn something before you leave here.

Please take the time to drop me a few lines and do come again.

Thanks for the support
Tell Me Why

Last Questions Answered

Tell Me Why
Tell Me Why Previous Post

Archives of Knowledge

Tell Me Why
Educational Sites
Tell Me Why Subscribe To Tell Me Why:

Click The [+] To Subscribe []
MultiRSS Google Reader or Homepage del.icio.us Did You Know? Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Add to My AOL Feed Your Feeds Kinja Digest
Tell Me Why
Click The [+] Button To View
Site Awards & Recognition []
Tell Me Why featured on News4
March 19, 2007 ------------------------------------ Best New Blog 2006 Winner
Category: Best New Blog 2006 ------------------------------------
November 8, 2007 ------------------------------------ 1190 kex News Radio
November 15, 2007 ------------------------------------ KYW 1060
------------------------------------ Canadian Web Award ------------------------------------
This Site Is Approved By: []
Science News Of Interest []

Tell Me Why

Powered by Blogger Creative Commons License

Tell Me Why
BlogAdvance Top Blogs
Tell Me Why


 
© 2005 - 2009 by R. Edmondson - Tellmewhyfacts.com (Tell Me Why). All Rights Reserved.
Page copy protected against web site content infringement by Copyscape
About Site | Copyright Information | Disclaimer | FAQ | Link To Us | Privacy Policy | Make $$$$ | Free Tools