Comparing Two Similar Businesses Essay

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Comparing Two Similar Businesses

Terry Tillery
BUS 302
Strayer University
Professor David Fish

CERTIFICATION OF AUTHORSHIP: I Terry N. Tillery certify that I am the author of this paper and that any assistance received in its presentation is acknowledged and disclosed in the paper (at the end). I have also cited any sources from which I used data, ideas, or words, either quoted directly or paraphrased. Correspondence concerning this paper should be addressed to Terry N. Tillery, Strayer University, South Charlotte campus, Charlotte, NC.

After the Civil War, black Americans encountered a new world of opportunities. After years of enslavement, or at least the perpetual threat of enslavement if they had already freed, African
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There were many accomplishments during the reconstructive period, slavery was abolished, federal laws were established that provided support for further political gains for America’s black population and 101 Americans ever to serve in the U.S House of Representatives were elected during Reconstruction. But it eventually fell apart after the assassination of Lincoln because of the election of President Johnson. President Johnson did away with a lot of Lincoln’s plans, scrapping the “40 acres and a mule” plan and creating a tough loyalty oath that many southerners could take in order to receive a pardon for their participation in the rebellion. President Johnson’s unwillingness to participate in a wholesale social revolution meant that land would not be redistributed in the South, signifying that, for the most part, the wealthy would remain wealthy and the poor would remain poor. (pg. 289). So there was little participation in the South politically by blacks which would not have occurred if Lincoln had not been assassinated. As the process of ensuring political, economic and social rights of African Americans waned during the 1870’s, most Americans turned their attention to another transformation brought on by the Civil War: the Industrial Revolution. (pg 291). United States evolved from a relative economic backwater to become the most powerful

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