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Abolishing Slavery: The Correlation Between Poverty And Education

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I agree, the reconstruction failed to properly introduce the freed slaves into society and it is part of why we still see inequality today. The freedman bureau had the right idea and intentions but fell short in its efforts. Sadly, there is a strong correlation between poverty and education which reveals a little insight into why this vicious cycle continues to run it's course. Like most other societal problems they have a tendency to creat a domino effect off one another and we a continue to see the sufferage of minorities as a result. I don't know if congress could've budgeted land & educational grants to freed slaves but if so, we could've possibly had a different outcome today. It seems to me that the avid supporters of abolishing slavery

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