Freedom's Promise: The Freedmen's Bureau, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Bonnie Hinman
  • Published By: Core Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532171986
  • ISBN-13: 9781532171987
  • DDC: 973.714
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released March 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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After the American Civil War ended in 1865, many former slaves needed aid. The Freedmen’s Bureau provided schools, medical treatment, and other aid to former slaves and other refugees. This book explores the bureau’s history and its legacy. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
A Letter from Duchess.
1: Rebuilding the South.
2: Reconstruction Begins.
3: The Bureau’s Early Work.
4: Hospitals and Schools.
5: The Bureau’s Legacy.
Fast Facts.
Stop and Think.
Online Resources.
Learn More.
About the Authors.