Blacks and Whites. Are They Equal?

Written By: Tommy Nazario

Slavery In America

The Triangle Trade of "The Slave Trade" was a trade the happened by ships between West Africa, Caribbean or American colonies and the European colonial power. They traded cash crops and manufactured goods for slaves. The ships were called "Slave Ships" because they carried the slaves for the trades. The conditions aboard the slave ships were wretched. Men, women, and children were crammed into very space available denied room for eating for breathing and the smell was terrible.Slaves were lucky to eat once a day. There were thousands of slaves needed for the new world. they slaves were needed to harvest their masters cash crops, such as sugar, tobacco, cotton, and rum so they can trade for new slaves in the new world.

A typical day for slaves were not easy. They worked sunrise till sundown. every slave including Elderly and small children were worked all day. Slaves usually got Sunday off to relax and rest. slaves were punished by whipping, shackling, hanging, beating, burning, mutilation, branding and imprisonment. punishment was often meted out in response to disobedience or perceived infractions, but sometimes abuse was performed to re-assert the dominance of the master over the slaves. In the South black people were not usually allowed to attend church services.Those churches that did accept them would segregate them from white worshipers. Most slave owners do not allow church because if they learn to read the bible they can learn about being equal.

It took until 1865 for slavery to be illegal in the United States with the 13th Amendment to the U.S Constitution. The Amendment basically states that no slavery should exist in the U.S and there is no more slavery. The amendment was passed by the constitution on January 31, 1865. And ratified by the states on December, 6 1865

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My Plan To Improve Race Relations

The problem with race relations. There are many problems with race relations. One of them is that if parents do not show their kids that there is not a problem with other races and told them that we are all equal, they will think they are better and grow up not liking blacks. Another is that other people think that blacks steal or are just bad people. Some blacks do steal and do dumb things. But most blacks do NOT steal and do stupid thing. They are the same as every one else. Its a stereotype. They are the same as everyone else. some people don't believe in equality. 13% of the U.S.A is "a racist".

My Idea For changing Race Relations

My plan to change race relations is to make a new law. They law will be called "The Race Relation Law". Every time someone is caught being "racist" or being mean to a black because there black will be fined $250 for the first offense. Every time someone gets caught another time the fine will be raised $50. For the third offense they will have to see a judge and will be put in jail for 30 days. If they keep violating the law after that they will be sentenced to 90 days or longer in prison.

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