Discuss the orginal purposes of the Freedman's Bureau and the goals of the planned enlargement of the program by Congress. Evaluate how successful it was in helping the reconstruction efforts.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 4:49 am ad1c9bdddf
The Freedmen's Bureau was a Federal agency that was set up during the Reconstruction era to help freedmen (the slaves) who were having a difficult time adjusting to their new life. This agency was originally set up to only last for one year after the war, but it was renewed (after a veto and a new bill was introduced) from 1865 to 1869. The goal of the program was to provide ...
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