1.Was the white South ever really defeated in spirit? The white southerners were never spiritually
defeated. The efforts in keeping the "lost causes" agenda was upheld by the "former"
confederates. This is proven in the lack of acceptance of the emaciation of blacks. Former
confederates continued to believe their views of secession was correct. As emancipated slave's
tried to enjoy their freedom, the former white slave owners would destroy their merriness by
putting shackles back on their thawing limbs. The many whites did not want to accept the
thirteenth amendment. To validate the slave's freedom congress passed the Freedmen's Bureau,
however in the hands of southern white supremeness, this was also scoffed at and mistreated
towards the blacks.
2. Would the results have been more satisfactory from its point of view if it had accepted the rule