Position of slaves from their perspective

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Position of slaves from their perspective
Generally, slavery is the worst thing in human history. In this essay, I will state a few facts about how they were treated before, during and after the Civil War. Slaves, since they were brought to America, had treatment of „ignorance“. In fact, the owners kept their slaves stupefied, they did not learn anything except for work. Nor did they know the current date, not to mention date of their birth. You could not meet a slave, (later a former slave) who knows his date of birth. Children were separated from their mothers at a very early age. The reason for the separation was that the mother, who is still young, hires somewhere for work on a field and a child is raised by older women who could no
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Both free Africans-Americans and runaway slaves joined the fight. On July 17, 1862, Congress passed two acts allowing the enlistment of African-Americans, but official enrollment occurred only after the September, 1862 issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation. In general, white soldiers and officers believed that black men lacked the courage to fight and fight well. In October, 1862, African-American soldiers of the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteerssilenced their critics by repulsing attacking Confederates at the battle of Island Mound, Missouri. By August, 1863, 14 Negro Regiments were in the field and ready for service. At the battle of Port Hudson, Louisiana, May 27, 1863, the African-American soldiers bravely advanced over open ground in the face of deadly artillery fire. Although the attack failed, the black solders proved their capability to withstand the heat of battle.
Although black soldiers proved themselves as reputable soldiers, discrimination in pay and other areas remained widespread. According to the Militia Act of 1862, soldiers of African descent were to receive $10.00 a month, plus a clothing allowance of $3.50. Many regiments struggled for equal pay, some refusing any money until June 15, 1864, when Congress granted equal pay for all black soldiers.
Source: http://americancivilwar.com/colored/histofcoloredtroops.html
All in all, even though slavery was one of the key differences, can not be characterized as a major cause of the war. Differences
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