Slavery2 Essay

This essay has a total of 512 words and 3 pages.



Slavery played a distinctive role in the difference
of society between the South and the North. The two parts
of one Union were very different in views on slavery.
Slavery defined the essential quality of the South. Slavery
made the South very different from the North educationally,
morally, and politically. The North was celebrating a new
era of liberty while the South was contrasting it by the
policy of slavery.
While modernization was reaping its benefits in the
north the south was very much behind in the era of
improvements. The North was adapting to the industrial
revolution, while the South was continuing to cultivate land
and remain rural. Less than ten percent of Southerners
lived in towns with at least twenty five hundred people.
This lead to the absence of public education and railroad
construction.(Microsoft Encarta) Slaves were not given the
right to an education in fear that they might learn and form
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