Comparing Two Similar Businesses

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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 Americans confronted a new question: what does it mean to be free? What does one do after the bonds of slavery have been broken (pg. 275). African Americans in the South demonstrated their freedom in numerous ways, large and small. Many bought dogs, some purchased firearms, and several held mass meetings without white supervision, all actions that were often denied them under slavery. While ex-slaves explored a life based on the free-labor vision, members of the defeated Confederacy sought to maintain as much of the old order as possible. To this end, they worked to prevent ex-slaves from acquiring economic autonomy or political rights. (pg. 276), this is how the diversity issues began between the North and the South, because the growing northern disinterest in the plight of America’s southern blacks population and southern resistance to Reconstruction. After the war, and following Lincoln’s assassination in April 1865, Southerners watched to see how the U.S might act against them. When they were not severely punished they pushed to regain as much power over former slaves as possible. Republicans in Congress launched…...

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