Unformatted text preview: Its main purpose was to provide medical care and schools to freed slaves. It was ran by the federal troops. The Freedmen’s Bureau helped African Americans get an education and work. It also established hospitals for the freedmen. It was meant to provide ex-slaves with land, but Andrew Johnson took the land back from them. They tried to use the bureau as a court system for the blacks because they knew that they would not be tried fair in regular courts. They were met by great opposition from the confederates. The Bureau was meant to be a one year program, but it lasted until 1868....
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2011 for the course HIS/125 AAFO0NDH19 taught by Professor Gunter during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
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