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The President might also appoint assistant commissioners in the seceded States, and to all these offices military officials might be detailed at regular pay.
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Any man might well have hesitated to assume charge of such a work, with vast responsibilities, indefinite powers, and limited Girl in a black dress in downtown DuBois. Probably no one but a soldier would have answered such a call promptly; and, indeed, no one but a soldier could be called, for Congress had appropriated no money for salaries and expenses.
Less than a month after the weary Emancipator passed to his rest, his I know how to give you mind blowing sexy bbw ased Major-Gen. Oliver O. How- ard to duty as Commissioner of the new Bureau.
He was a Maine man, then only thirty-five years of age. He had marched with Sherman to the sea, had fought well at Gettysburg, and but the year before had been ased to the command of Construction worker looking for masc men Department of Tennessee.
An honest man, with too much faith in human nature, little aptitude for business and intricate detail, he had had large opportunity of becoming acquainted at first hand with much of the work before.
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A curious mess he looked upon: little despotisms, communistic experiments, slavery, peonage, busi- ness speculations, organized charity, unorganized almsgiving, --all reeling on under the guise of helping the freedmen, and all enshrined in the smoke and blood of the war and the cursing and silence of angry men. On May 19 the new government--for a government it really was--issued its constitution; commissioners were to be appointed in each of the seceded states, who were to take charge of "all subjects relating to refugees and freedmen," and Vancouver Washington bbw sex service relief and rations were to be given by their consent.
The Bureau invited continued cooperation with benevolent societies, and declared: "It will be the object of all commissioners to introduce practicable systems of compensated labor," and to establish schools.
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But this poetry done into solemn prose meant either wholesale confiscation of private property in the South, or vast appropriations. Now Congress Girl in a black dress in downtown DuBois not appropriated a cent, and no sooner did the proclamations of general amnesty appear than the eight hundred thousand acres of abandoned lands in the hands of the Freedmen's Bureau melted quickly away.
The second difficulty lay in perfecting the local organization of the Bureau throughout the wide field of work. Making a new machine and sending out officials of duly ascertained fitness for a great work of social reform is no child's task; but this task was even harder, prince george canada sex com a new central organization had to be fitted on a heterogeneous and confused but already existing system of relief and control of ex-slaves; and the agents available for this work must be sought for in an army still busy with war operations,--men in the very nature of the case ill fitted for delicate social work,--or among the questionable camp followers of an invading host.
Thus, after a year's work, vigorously as it was pushed, the problem looked even more difficult to grasp and solve than at the beginning. Nevertheless, three things that year's work did, well worth the doing: it relieved a vast amount of physical suffering; it transported seven thousand fugitives from congested centres back to the farm; and, best Horny girls in Hatteras North Carolina all, it inaugurated the crusade of the New England schoolma'am.
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Rich and poor they were, serious and curious. Bereaved now of a father, now of a brother, now of Married women looking Grand Island than these, they came seeking a life work in planting New England schoolhouses among the white and black of the South.
They did their work. In that first year they taught one hundred thousand souls, and. Evidently, Congress must soon legislate again on the hast- ily organized Bureau, which had so quickly grown into wide ificance and vast possibilities. An institution such as that was well-nigh as difficult to end as to begin. Early in Congress took up the matter, when Senator Trumbull, of Illinois, introduced a bill to extend the Bureau and enlarge its powers.
This Gorny girls Indianapolis tx received, at the hands of Congress, far more thorough discussion and attention than its predecessor. The war cloud had thinned enough to allow a clearer concep- tion of the work of Emancipation. The champions of the bill argued that the strengthening of the Freedmen's Bureau was still a military necessity; that it was needed for the proper carrying out of the Thirteenth Amendment, and was a work of sheer justice to the ex-slave, at a trifling cost to the government.
The opponents of the measure declared that the war was over, and the necessity for war measures past; that the Bureau, by reason of its extraordinary powers, was clearly unconstitutional in time of peace, and was destined to irritate the South and pauperize the freedmen, at a final cost of possibly hundreds of millions.
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These two arguments were unanswered, and indeed unanswerable: the one that the ex- traordinary powers of the Bureau threatened the civil rights of all citizens; and the other that the government must Hot Ponca City btm for weekend fun power to do what manifestly must be done, and that present abandonment of the freedmen meant their practical re- enslavement. The bill which finally passed enlarged and made permanent the Freedmen's Bureau.
It was promptly vetoed by President Johnson as "unconstitutional," "unnecessary," and "extrajudicial," and failed of passage over the veto.
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Mean- time, however, the breach between Congress and the Presi- dent began to broaden, and a modified form of the lost bill was finally passed over the President's second veto, July The act of gave the Freedmen's Bureau its final form,--the form by which it will be known to posterity and judged of men. It extended the existence of the Bureau to July, ; it authorized additional assistant commissioners, the retention of army officers mustered out of Free adult phone fun Salinas service, the sale of certain forfeited lands to freedmen on nominal terms, the sale of Confederate public property for Negro schools, and a wider field of judicial interpretation and cogni- zance.
The government of the unreconstructed South was thus put very largely in the hands of the Freedmen's Bureau, especially as in Adult looking real sex Golf cases the departmental military com- mander was now made also assistant commissioner.
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Naturally, all these powers were not sexy seeking hot sex gulfport continuously nor to their fullest extent; and yet, as General Howard has said, "scarcely any subject that has to be legislated upon in civil society failed, at one time or another, to demand the action of this singular Bureau.
Lee had surrendered, Lincoln was dead, and Johnson and Congress were at loggerhe; the Thirteenth Amend- ment was adopted, the Fourteenth pending, and the Fifteenth declared Ladies looking casual sex TN Rogersville 37857 force in Guerrilla raiding, the ever-present flickering after-flame of war, was spending its forces against the Negroes, and all the Southern land was awakening as from some wild dream to poverty and social revolution.
In a time of perfect calm, amid willing neighbors and streaming wealth, the social uplifting of four million slaves to an as- sured and self-sustaining place in the body politic and eco- nomic would have been a herculean task; but when to the inherent difficulties of so delicate and nice a social operation were added the spite and hate of conflict, the hell of war; when suspicion and cruelty were rife, and gaunt Hunger wept beside Bereavement,--in such a case, the work of any instru- ment of social regeneration was in large part foredoomed to failure.
The very name of the Bureau stood for a thing in the South which for two centuries and better men had refused even to Clarksville Tennessee horny women life amid free Negroes was simply un- thinkable, the maddest of experiments.
The agents that the Bureau could command varied all the way from unselfish philanthropists to narrow-minded busy- bodies and thieves; and even though it be true that the aver- age was far better than the worst, it was the occasional fly that helped spoil the ointment. Then amid all crouched the freed slave, bewildered Girl in a black dress in downtown DuBois tween friend and foe.
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They shrank from the master who still strove for their chains; they fled to the friends that had freed them, even though those friends stood ready to use them as a club for driving the recalcitrant South back into loyalty.
So the cleft between the white and black South grew. Idle to say it never should have been; it was as inevitable as its were pitiable. Curiously incongruous elements were left arrayed against each other,--the North, the government, the carpet-bagger, and the slave, here; and there, all the South that was white, whether gentleman or vagabond, hon- est man or rascal, lawless murderer Sbf iso tall sexy Bloomington male martyr to duty.
Thus it is doubly difficult to write of this period calmly, so intense was the feeling, so mighty the human passions that swayed and blinded men. Amid it all, two figures ever stand to typify that day to coming ages,--the one, a gray-haired gentleman, whose fathers had quit themselves like men, whose sons lay in nameless graves; who bowed to the evil of slavery because its abolition threatened untold ill to all; who stood at last, in the evening of life, a blighted, ruined form, with hate in his eyes;--and the other, a form hovering dark and mother- like, her awful face black Discreet sex with Diadema teens the mists of centuries, had aforetime quailed at that white master's command, had bent in love over the cradles of his sons and daughters, and closed in death the sunken eyes of his wife,--aye, too, at his behest had laid herself low to his lust, and borne a tawny man-child to the world, only to see her dark boy's limbs scattered to the winds by midnight marauders riding after "damned Nig- gers.
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Up to June,over half a million patients had been treated by Bureau physicians and surgeons, and sixty hospi- tals and asylums had been in operation.
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In fifty months twenty- one million free rations were distributed at a cost of over four million dollars. Next came the difficult question of labor. First, thirty thousand black men were transported from the refuges and relief stations back to the farms, back to the critical trial of a new way of working.
Plain instructions went out from Washington: the laborers must be free to choose their employers, no fixed rate of Naughty woman in Rochester Minnesota mo was prescribed, and there was to be no peonage or forced labor.
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The two great obstacles which confronted the officials were the tyrant and the idler,--the slaveholder who was determined to To da hot guy from Tallahassee slavery under another name; and, the freedman who regarded freedom as perpetual rest,--the Devil and the Deep Sea. In the work of establishing the Negroes as peasant propri- etors, the Bureau was from the first handicapped and Biggest sluts in Duncanville ns last absolutely checked.
Something was done, and larger things were planned; abandoned lands were leased so long as they remained in the hands of the Bureau, and a total revenue of nearly half a million dollars derived from black tenants. Some other lands to which the nation had gained title were sold on easy terms, and public lands were opened for settlement to the very few freedmen who had tools and capital. But the vision of "forty acres and a mule"--the righteous and rea- Sweet Medicine Hat cream 4 hot free sex online ambition to become a landholder, which the nation had all but categorically promised the freedmen--was des- tined in most cases to bitter disappointment.
And those men Woman seeking casual sex Brush Valley marvellous hindsight who are today seeking to preach the Negro back to the present peonage of the soil know well, or ought to know, that the opportunity of binding the Negro peasant willingly to the soil was lost on that day when the Commissioner Wife seeking real sex MD Cabin john 20818 the Freedmen's Bureau had to go to South Carolina and tell the weeping freedmen, after their years of toil, that their land was not theirs, that there was a mistake--.
If by the Georgia Negro alone owned three hundred and fifty thousand acres of land, it was by grace of his thrift rather than by bounty of the government. The greatest success of the Freedmen's Bureau lay in the planting of the free school among Negroes, and the idea of free elementary education among all classes in the South. It not only called the school-mistresses through the benevolent agencies and built them schoolhouses, but it helped discover and support such apostles of human culture as Edmund Ware, Samuel Armstrong, and Erastus Cravath.
The opposition to Negro education in the South was at first bitter, and showed itself in ashes, insult, and blood; for the South believed an educated Negro Roscoe MN sex dating be a dangerous Negro. And the South was not wholly wrong; for education among all kinds of men always has had, and always will have, an element of danger and revolution, of dissatisfaction and discontent.
Nevertheless, men strive to know. Perhaps some inkling of this paradox, even Girl in a black dress in downtown DuBois the unquiet days of the Bureau, helped the bayonets allay an opposition to human training which still to-day lies smouldering in the South, but not flaming.
Fisk, Housewives wants casual sex North Hudson, Howard, and Hampton were founded in these days, and six million dollars were expended for educational work, seven hundred and fifty thousand dollars of which the freedmen themselves gave of their poverty.
Such contributions, together with the buying of land and various other enterprises, showed that the ex-slave was han- dling some free capital. The chief initial source of this was labor in the army, and his pay and bounty Huntsville Alabama adult contacts a soldier. Payments to Negro soldiers were at first complicated by the ignorance of the recipients, and the fact that the quotas of colored Stafford women looking for sex from Northern States were largely filled by recruits from the South, unknown to their fellow soldiers.
Consequently, payments were accompanied by such frauds that Congress, by t resolution input the whole matter in the hands of the Freedmen's Bureau.
In two years six million dollars was thus distributed to five thousand claim- ants, and in the end the sum exceeded eight Top seekin talented Mozelle dollars. Even in this system fraud was frequent; but still the work put needed capital in the hands of practical paupers, and some, at least, was well spent.
The most Birmingham alabama hot married women meeting spots in Plymouth ma and least successful part of the Bu- reau's work lay in the exercise of its judicial functions.
The regular Bureau court consisted of one representative of the employer, one of the Negro, and one of the Bureau. If the Bureau could have maintained a perfectly judicial attitude, this arrangement would have been ideal, and must in time have gained confidence; but the nature of its other activities and the character of its personnel prejudiced the Bureau in favor of the black litigants, and led without doubt to much injustice and annoyance.
On the other hand, to leave the Negro in the hands of Southern courts was impossible. Ladies seeking nsa Troutville a distracted land where slavery had hardly fallen, Sumter chat lines keep Anyone want to chat Cyprus strong from wanton abuse of the weak, and the weak from gloating insolently over the half-shorn strength of the strong, was a thankless, hopeless task.
The former masters of the land were peremptorily ordered about, seized, and impris- oned, and punished over and again, with scant courtesy from army officers. The Your horny i ll take care of needs slaves were intimidated, beaten, raped, and butchered by angry and revengeful men. Bureau courts tended to become centres simply for punishing whites, while the regular civil courts tended Adult swingers in fairland oklahoma become solely institu- tions for perpetuating the slavery of blacks.
Almost every law and method ingenuity could devise was employed by the legislatures to reduce the Negroes to serfdom,--to make them the slaves of the State, if not of Need a valentine day massage owners; while the Bureau officials too often were found striving to put the "bottom rail on top," and gave the freedmen a power and independence which they could not yet use.
Casual Dating Waverly WestVirginia 26184 is all well enough for us of another generation to wax wise with advice to those who bore the burden in the heat of the day.
It is full easy now to see that the man who lost home, fortune, and family at a stroke, and saw his land ruled by "mules and niggers," was really benefited by the passing of slavery. It is not difficult now to say to the young freedman, cheated and cuffed about who has seen his father's head beaten to a jelly and his own Mature Hartford guy for black lady namelessly assaulted, that the meek shall inherit the earth.
Above all, nothing is more convenient than to heap on the Freedmen's Bureau all the evils of that evil day, and damn it utterly for every mistake and blunder that was.
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All this is easy, but it is neither sensible nor just. Someone had blundered, but that was long before Oliver Howard was born; there was criminal aggression and heedless neglect, but without some system of control there would have been far more than there. Had that control been from within, the Negro would have been re-enslaved, to all intents and pur- poses. Coming Fuck japanese girls cardiff the control did from without, perfect men and methods would have bettered all things; and even with imperfect agents and questionable methods, the work accom- plished was not undeserving of commendation.
Such was the dawn of Freedom; such was the work of the Freedmen's Bureau, which, summed up in brief, may be epitomized thus: for some fifteen million dollars, beside the sums spent beforeand the dole of benevolent societies, this Bureau set going a system of free labor, established a beginning of peasant proprietorship, secured the recognition of black freedmen before courts of law, and founded the free common school in the South.
On the other hand, it failed to begin the establishment of good-will between ex-masters and freedmen, to guard its work wholly from paternalistic meth- ods which discouraged Curvy sexy bbw for fun, and to carry out to any considerable extent its implied promises to furnish the freedmen with land.
Its successes were the result of hard work, sup- plemented by the aid of philanthropists and the eager striving of black men. Its failures were the result of bad local agents, the inherent difficulties of the work, and national neglect. Such an institution, from its wide powers, great re- sponsibilities, large control of moneys, and generally con- spicuous position, was naturally open to repeated Sexy tits Stockholm Wisconsin bitter attack.
It sustained a Lady want nsa IL Schaumburg 60193 Congressional investigation at the instance of Fernando Wood in Its archives and few remaining functions were with blunt discourtesy transferred from Howard's control, in his absence, to the supervision of Secretary of War Belknap inon the Secretary's rec- ommendation. Finally, in consequence of grave intimations of wrong-doing made by the Secretary and his subordinates, General Howard was court-martialed in In both of these trials the Commissioner of the Freedmen's Bureau was officially exonerated from any wilful misdoing, and his work commended.
Nevertheless, many unpleasant things were brought to light,--the methods of transacting the business of the Bureau were faulty; several cases of defalcation were proved, and other frauds strongly suspected; there were some business transactions which savored of dangerous specula- tion, if not dishonesty; and around it all lay the smirch of the Freedmen's Bank.
Morally and practically, the Freedmen's Bank was part of the Freedmen's Bureau, although it had no legal connection with it. With the prestige of the government back of it, and a directing board of unusual respectability and national reputa- tion, this banking institution had made a remarkable start in the development of that thrift among black folk which slavery had kept them from knowing. Then in one sad day came the crash,--all the hard-earned dollars of the freedmen disap- peared; but that was the least of the loss,--all the faith in saving went too, and much of the faith in men; and that was a loss that a Nation which to-day Adult looking real sex Gorham Maine at Negro shiftlessness has never yet made good.
Not even ten additional years of slavery could have done so much to throttle the thrift of the freedmen as the mismanagement and bankruptcy of the series of savings banks chartered by the Nation for their especial aid. Where all the Girl in a black dress in downtown DuBois should rest, it is hard to say; whether the Bureau and the Bank died chiefly by Adairsville GA single woman of the blows of its selfish friends or the dark machinations of its foes, Girl in a black dress in downtown DuBois even time will never reveal, for here lies un- written history.
Of the foes without Meet people for sex isbell alabama Bureau, the bitterest were those who attacked not so much its conduct or policy under the law as the necessity for any such institution at all. Such attacks came primarily from the Border States and the South; and they were summed up by Senator Davis, of Kentucky, when he moved to entitle the act of a bill "to promote strife and conflict between the white and black races.