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Explore the work of the Freedmen's Bureau using the following
links:

PBS.org

infoplease.com
about.com
brittanica.com

As you study the work of the Freedmen’s Bureau,  take notes on the Bureau’s responsibilities.  Using this information, students should prepare a job description (what's a job description? here are some examples) for an employee of the Bureau. The description should include tasks assigned to all employees as well as possible tasks that may be required to help freed slaves.  Write this description in the "comments".

 


Adi P. Haden W. Alonzo L.
11/01/2013 10:27am

Job- Transportation Specialist(truck driver)
Job Purpose-Transports former slaves to different places because they can't afford a carrage ride to their destination.

Job Duties-You will be required to transport former slaves and food to different places.

Skills/Qualifications-Friendliness, horse driving, Problem-solving skills if something happens to vehicle, you need to be brave if you have to drive at late times at night, initiative, leadership, Know how to drive carriage.

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Jonathan S., Tony M., William S.
11/01/2013 10:28am

DOCTOR
First you have to know these five simple things.

1. You have to Know how to preform CPR.

2. You also have to know have to preform surgey on every body part.

3. You have to be conforting and nice so that the person isn't woried

4. You have to have at least $500,000 because you can't live on the streets.

5. You have to have a medical degree.

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Simon P.
11/01/2013 10:33am

Thats awesome guys!

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Haden W.
11/01/2013 10:35am

THEY DID NOT HAVE CPR BACK THEN

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Eli keadey
11/01/2013 10:37am

You also need to know how to amputate.























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Simon D., Eli K., Ally T.
11/01/2013 10:32am

JOB: Lawyer

Education needed: You need an advanced degree to become a lawyer

What you are expected to do: Lawyers like you are expected to help the newly freed slaves get homes and solve segregation cases. When you are arguing for the Freedman's Bureau, we want people who are convincing and that can keep cool during a case.

Skills needed: Smart brains, be able to think of something fast, know how to make a good case.

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Simon P.
11/04/2013 1:06pm

Thats amazing guys!

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Peyton L.,Hayley I.,Allie F.,
11/01/2013 10:36am

Looking to be a teacher? Stop looking now you found a new job! All you have to do is help get freed slaves to their Education. By taking the responibilties NOT FINISHED

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Brandon Durfee, Will Bielema, Adam Wright
11/01/2013 10:36am

What do lawyers do?
They concentrate on criminal and or civil laws.
Most lawyers dont even see the inside of a courtroom though.
Even lawyers who do spend most of thier times doing research.
How much do lawyers make?
They usually make 110,000 dollars a year. but it takes a while to make that much money. Usually after nine months after graduation
they make 50,000 to 70,000 dollars.
ED requirments,
Getting in to law school is tough because you need to take tests that prove that you would be a good lawyer.
Career paths for lawyers,
25 percent of lawyers are there own boss
The future of lawyers,
The growth of lawyers will grow steadily for the next 10 years.

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