Unformatted text preview: that of the white man; thus, they are usually penalized. 3. These men put their future into the hands of the president. They state at the beginning of their letter how loyal they are to the president and the union, how they helped the troops in war, how they voted to preserve the union and are willing to stay supportive of the republican party. Hence, in this act of showing how good they are to their country, they expect the same in return, such as protection from violence and injustice of southern whites. They want more northern reforms to be enforced because the south has yet to acknowledge them. 4....
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- Fall '09
- American Civil War, white man