Reconstruction Era

By: Miguel Venegas

Freeman's Bureau

was a U.S federal government agency that aided distressed freedmen (freed slaves) during the Reconstruction era of the untied states.

3 Facts

1. Was initiated by President Abraham Lincoln

2. Was intended to last for one year after the end of the Civil War

3. It became clear that these tasks were more difficult than had been previously believed

The Freedmen's Bureau was an important agency of the early reconstruction because it assisted freedmen in the South. The Bureau was part of the United States Department of war.