Under what circumstances slavery was abolished in the USA. Why has the abolition of slavery not brought about true equality of white and black Americans?
Slavery in the United States was abolished after the Civil War of 1861-1865 by the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. The abolition of slavery did not lead to true equality of white and black Americans because whites, in principle, did not approve of the abolition of slavery. Moreover, the real power of the state remained in the hands of the white majority, and the leaders of this majority established a system of segregation (division). According to this system, blacks had to study separately, visit separate stores, travel on separate buses, etc. Signs were set up everywhere: “For whites only” or “For blacks only.” What kind of equality is there? That is why the blacks then began to vigorously fight for their rights, for racial discrimination.
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