- Jun 10, 2019
The North generally did not have the African slaves best interest at heart. The African slave was no less a victim of the North then any other Southerner. The now "emancipated" slave had been used to justify the invasion of the South, now used to justify reconstruction, and would continue to be used to divide Southerners. The North, fueled existing, and created new, race wars between the Southerns; the events of which sparked reactionary anti black movements.