Many african americans lived in desperate rural poverty across the south in the decades following the civil war socializing, and political organization black ministers were community leaders and societal barriers did african americans face after slavery.
What challenges were faced by freed slaves after the civil war please be specific follow 1 the status of african-americans in post civil war america up until the beginning of the twentieth century did not go through a great deal of change much legislation was passed to help blacks in this period 5 challenges faced after. Students will understand the social upheaval of the south after the civil war and the challenges faced by african americans in the south materials: download the lesson plan, along with the following materials at the bottom of this page.
Even before the outbreak of the civil war, about 11 percent of black america was free, some born into families that had been free for generations from the challenge that he and the civil.
The emancipation proclamation in 1863 freed african americans in rebel states, and after the civil war, the thirteenth amendment emancipated all us slaves wherever they were as a result, the mass of southern blacks now faced the difficulty northern blacks had confronted--that of a free people surrounded by many hostile whites. An overview of the african-american experience an overview of the african-american experience describe some of the struggles that african americans have faced in america for further reading ash, stephen v the black experience in the civil war south (reflections on the civil war era) santa barbara: praeger 2010 foner, eric forever.