An Open Mind, By Charles Kettering Essay

1237 Words Dec 10th, 2014 5 Pages
There exist limitless opportunities in every industry. Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier. This was written by Charles Kettering, do you abide by this? Before, during, and after the Civil War people had this ideal in mind. The idea that you could get somewhere with an open mind. Abraham Lincoln was president at the time, and was abiding by his standards on how African Americans should be treated. The south had political views that slaves weren 't citizens, and they wanted them to work on the large plantations in the south. Northerners thought southerners should treat slaves with respect, just as they did. This created tension between the once unified country. The states separated into Confederate and Union systems, this was the starting point for the war. Social, Economic, and Political standpoints were vastly different between the two, how?

Since both the North and South had different views on the matter, they sometimes took extreme measures, good and bad. The Underground Railroad had a beneficial entity, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Helping African Americans who were once slaves, to escape to freedom. Ironically though it wasn’t a railroad, neither was it underground, but were various routes, lines, and paths. Many white abolitionists were able to help in the escaping of slaves, such as Harriet Beecher Stowe, former slave Harriet Tubman, and many other abolitionists. This however was short lived, when angry white southerners, leading to…

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