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Unformatted text preview: violence escalates • Lack of support by local officials and citizens o Locals official conflict with bureau and in some cases resign, leaving more responsibility on the hands of bureau agents who are already overwhelmed o Locals refuse to work for Bureau due to racism and fear of violence towards bureau agents/ agents unable to recruit a much needed workforce • Confusion and headaches over registering whites and black to vote o Bureau agents overwhelmed by registering blacks and qualifying white to vote • Lack of funding o Lack of funding makes black education and expansion of offices difficult o Black education is had to be funded by the impoverished black community Unable to rent or build school houses or pay teachers o Bureau had a hard time funding more offices to expand protection of black in rural areas How does answering the above two questions help to explain both 1) how the Bureau itself failed and 2) how "we lost the peace after the civil war?"...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course HIST 320P taught by Professor Brown during the Fall '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Fall '09