slavery in the U.S

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slavery in the U.S

Slavery in the U.S(abolition)

6.At Appomattox, Lee surrendered and the war ended in April, 1865. The South became the part of the United States again. A few days later Lee's surrender, Lincoln was assaisinated by John Booth, who was a famous actor in those times. Andrew Johnson became the President after Lincoln.In December, 14th amendment, which abolished slavery, was ratificated.

2. Slaves came from Africa by trading.Africa sent slaves to the U.S.The U.S. sent sugar or cotton to Europe.Europe sent rum or manufactured goods to Africa. This is how triangular trade worked.

4.The South attacked the Fort Sumter, which was located in south,but the North owned it. Lincoln was looking forward to the attack so that the North could attack the South. First it was thought that the North would win easily but the North missed one piece. A good commander.

1. Slavery in the U.S. began in 1609. They usually worked in the south part of the U.S. They were used in plantations.

3. In 1852, a book called "Uncle Tom's Cabin" was published. Because of it, many people started thinking about freeing slaves. In 1860,Abraham Lincoln became the President. Because he was anti-slavery. South Carolina, which depended on slavery, seceded from the U.S. Some Souhern States followed SC. They formed Confederate State of America.

5. The South had a good commander, Robert E. Lee. The South won again and again because of him. Finally the North found a good commander, Ulysses S. Grant. The North started winning in west. At this time, Lincoln declared Emancipation Proclamation, which said all slaves were free in 1863. It encouraged many people and made it right to fight with the South. One year leter, Grant became Commanding General.


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