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How were free slaves educated?

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Ralph Lopez on September 20, 2018

The postbellum united States was an unfriendly place for the freed slaves. Many Freed slaves actually stayed on their plantations (where they were certainly not educated), because of the difficulty of finding employment in an incredibly prejudices of the society and of the relative sercuity that was in a plantation. Of those slaves that did leave the plantations, many moved to the cites, where they became the urban poor. In summary, apart from the isolated attempts of the Freedmen's Bureau(established by the radical republicans, and almost as quickly abolished by the consecrative Andrew Johnson) freed slaves were not educated

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