Racism And Hate In Huck Finn

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Although slavery was abolished in the 19th century, racism and hate were still as strong and dangerous as ever to the African American community. There was no more being packed into an overcrowded ship, and sailed to America. People were no longer being beaten to death by their “master”. Slavery was gone, but the hate aimed at African Americans was not. Blacks were viewed as the inferior race. White people justified the killings and hate with religion. The Slavery was thought to be perfectly acceptable as it had been happening since ancient times; because in ancient Greece, slaves were also kept and people treated them as if they were animals in the process of being trained. Even if the Emancipation Proclamation had been signed and put into action, discrimination was still rampant.
The repulsion that whites felt towards blacks was so strong that they did not want to be around black people. They would continue to fight for the right to enslave other people. To treat people like animals. Some southerners would even travel into the union states, catch slaves that had been freed, and bring them back down to the South. They would sell free men and women straight back into slavery with no remorse. White men wanted money, and were willing to do anything to obtain the money.
There are many pieces of literature that represent how slaves felt, and how white people felt about them. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn can be used as an example of how white viewed black people, but the book
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