By last count, approximately 12 million Americans were officially unemployed. Of those, 4.7 million have been jobless for 27 weeks or longer.
With a stroke of a pen the Union government outlawed the enslavement of 4 million people. The truth was that the war was not going well for the North and they had to pass the Emancipation Proclamation in order to win.
The Second Amendment continues to provide cover for racism just as its original intent was to protect slavery.