Slavery

What holiday celebrates the end of slavery in the US?

Taking a guess that it's Juneteenth?

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What happened during Juneteenth?

Junetheenth is when all the slaves in Texas learned that they were free. For two years the slave in the east had been freed but the slave owners in Texas still had the slaves working for them.

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If some union men did not think slavery was bad why did they fight?

IF you did not fight for the North, then you were a traitor and disgrace to your family. Even if you fought for the South, then you were also a traitor.

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