Unformatted text preview: 1868.They helped build communities back for those that lost them and gave them the ability to reach an education. Reuniting of families also took place with the help of Freedmen’s Bureau. This was to allow former slaves for a chance at a normal life or a better one than they have been experiencing. It helped them adjust to a life of freedom and aided in assistance with employment opportunities. Agents from this bureau monitored contracts written between former slaves and whites but controlled the labor and employment conditions. The former confederates however took over or attacked the bureau in 1866 by creating blacks to be against their former masters. This now became a military court that handles legal issues....
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This note was uploaded on 07/11/2011 for the course HIS 125 taught by Professor White during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
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