Essays Tagged: "freedmen"

Ida B. Wells - Writer and Revolutionary for African Americans in the late 1800's and early 1900's.

f her siblings to an epidemic of Yellow Fever.She went to Rust College, a school established by the Freedmen's Bureau to educate former slaves; and by the time she was 16, she was a country school tea ...

(5 pages) 93 0 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Failure of Reconstruction after the Civil War

e in theory, they did not immediately establish social and economic equality of opportunity between freedmen and whites. On the contrary, former slaves were deliberately suppressed, both economically ... force any Southerners or their respective state governments to modify their views on the rights of freedmen. Under Lincoln's plan, a state could be readmitted into the Union when 10 percent of its vo ...

(3 pages) 143 1 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The failure of the Reconstruction, following the civil war.

ns, many efforts were made to help the newly freed slaves survive and live as free individuals. The Freedmen's Bureau, which was promoted by general O.O. Howard, was created in 1865 to help blacks lan ...

(3 pages) 149 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Southern states were in political and economic ruins after the civil war.

tice.The story of reconstruction is actually a story of the tension between increasingthe rights of freedmen and unchanged racism of Southerners and Northerners alike.Tension also developed between th ... s." Following emancipation, Southern legislature undertook thebusiness of determining the status of freedmen in society; as the legislators operatedunder certain obligations, not all of the black code ...

(3 pages) 76 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Radical Reconstruction" by Thaddeus Stevens, and his antislavery belief.

patronized the Thirteenth Amendment, wrote the Fourteenth Amendment, and assisted in realizing the Freedmen's Bureau.The excerpt from "Reconstruction" begins with his analysis on current condition wi ...

(4 pages) 76 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

"The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia" By Edmund S. Morgan.

for themselves. This only created competition for the planters. Planters then made it difficult for freedmen to buy lands of their own. Planters often treated their indentured servants so poorly that ...

(1 pages) 61 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Western frontier.

ailroads, was progressing rapidly. Following the Civil War, many settlers, including immigrants and freedmen, were moving west to begin a new life farming. But, the United States was wastefully granti ... frontier, it would have given more people a chance to establish a new lifestyle. In the South, the freedmen had their freedom, but had nothing to do with it. Many moved north to work in factories, an ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

In what ways and to what extent did constitutional and social development between 1860 and 1877 amount to a revolution?

civil rights bills, and the reconstruction. Some social developments that caused conflict were the Freedmen's Bureau, the Black Codes, and the Ku Klux Klan. It was a result of these developments that ... son the government being overthrown.One of the social developments that caused a revolution was the Freedmen's Bureau. The Freedmen's Bureau was supposed to give Homesteads to the freed slaves, but th ...

(2 pages) 144 1 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Election of 1876

stablished under reconstruction soon collapsed and were replaced by white-only (non-sympathetic for freedmen and poor white) democratic administrations.Into this situation entered the two presidential ... ormally ended. A Democratic senator was named to a cabinet position. Hayes' promised protection for freedmen and poor whites proved to be empty, and the conditions of life seemed little better than th ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Things that amounted American Revolution

econstruction plan. Few of the social developments that caused the revolution were the Black Codes, Freedmen's Bureau and the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). Document A contains a constitutional development which ... register new electorate voters, etc. This made the south angrier and a revolution was insight. The Freedmen's Bureau was supposed to give Homesteads to the freed slaves but none of the promises by th ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

An Unspoken Friend of Emily's about: William Faulkner's "A Rose For Emily"

ed a number of acts called Black Codes. These Black Codes were designed to limit the freedom of the freedmen and to keep them as an available labor source in the South. Black Codes denied citizenship, ...

(3 pages) 96 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Black Codes in the Former Confederate States

ed immediately after the war in the small town of Opelousas, Louisiana; it stated that "no negro or freedmen shall be allowed to come within the limits of the town of Opelousas without special permiss ... rvice of some white person or former owner. . . . No public meetings or congregations of negroes or freedmen shall be allowed within the limits of the town. . . . No negro or freedman shall be permitt ...

(12 pages) 80 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The effects of reconstrution on freedman

can HistoryEffect of ReconstructionA) Reconstruction had an enormous effect on the freedmen and the society they were forced to live in. While reconstruction protected some civil righ ... he basic needs to survive and the constant "codes" being forced, it caused a great struggle for new freedmen.Although slavery was abolished, times were still hard for anyone of darker skin color. Many ...

(1 pages) 23 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

In what ways and to what extent did constitutional and social development between 1860 and 1877 amount to a revolution?

econstruction, while some social developments which could potentially lead to a revolution were the Freedmen's Bureau, the Black Codes, and the Ku Klux Klan. Together these events did put the country ... ernment could be overthrown.Although the slaves were finally freed, things were still rough for the freedmen. (Doc C) Some Africans felt that they were being betrayed by their government. He did not u ...

(5 pages) 31237 0 1.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Reconstruction Act.

civil rights bills, and the reconstruction. Some social developments that caused conflict were the Freedmen's Bureau, the Black Codes, and the Ku Klux Klan. It was a result of these developments that ...

(1 pages) 15 1 2.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Schools of reconstruction after the Civil War

d be given full citizenship. By July 1866, Congress had passed a civil rights bill and set up a new Freedmen's Bureau -- both designed to prevent racial discrimination by Southern legislatures.There w ... ned Ulysses Grant as corrupt. They saw the Carpetbaggers and Scalawags as corrupt, and believed the Freedmen were unready for full participation in politics. Worst of all, they said, the exclusion of ...

(4 pages) 60 2 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Loss and the Gain of African Americans Freedom (1865-1900)

was in economic, political, and social trouble. In 1865 Congress established theBureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands. This became known as theFreedmen's Bureau. It was a bureau ran by the ... ns were created, and severalblack colleges were founded and some were financed with the help of the Freedmen'sBureau. The Freedmen's Bureau had inadequate funds, was unable to discontinue mostpoverty, ...

(3 pages) 48 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

National Supremacy And State Rights

? In my paper I will be telling you about the background of these politicaltheories and how the Freedmen's Bureau, the Civil rights Bill of 1866, the Jim Crow Laws, theKKK , the impeachment of A ... hts people could bpossible KKK members. They are in favor of Sharecropping and Crop-Lien, and the Freedmen'sBureau.        National Supremacist are mostly radical republicans. ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Fredrick Douglass

, Fredrick Douglass believed, "Our reconstruction measures were radically defective"¦.To the Freedmen was given the machinery of liberty, but there was denied to them the steam to put it into m ... nto motion." Douglass, like many black Americans, contended that although freedom was gained, freedmen were given inadequate help and protection from the U.S. government. After gaining fr ...

(1 pages) 407 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

“Nothing But Freedom”

acism and the fear of most southern whites of black success. Between the years of 1865 and 1890 the freedmen went from a period of high hopes, opportunity, and governmental support to despair, oppress ... ter the Civil War, most southern states adopted severe black codes to prevent former slaves, called freedmen at the time, from having the full rights of citizens and to reimpose, as much as possible, ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History