The Long-Term Effects of Slavery: An Analysis of Leon Litwack’s The Aftermath of Slavery

2 pages | 390 words

In his book, The Aftermath of Slavery, Leon Litwack argues that the slavery system in the United States created long-term problems that were not solved by the 13th amendment or the Freedman's Bureau. He discusses the immediate aftermath of slavery, societal changes after slavery was ended, and the long-term effects of slavery.