Lastly, section three specifies the allocation of land: ” � each family shall have a plot of not more than (40) acres of tillable ground, and when it borders on some water channel, with not more than 800 feet water front, in the possession of which land the military authorities will afford them protection, until such time as they can protect themselves, or until Congress shall regulate their title.”
President Obama has recently been involved in a debate, which aired on CNN, on whether or not he should apologize for slavery on behalf of America. This debate sparked much controversy however some do not think it’s a bad idea. Reportedly, the Obama Administration strongly believes that not only is an apology needed but payment for the pain and suffering of African-Americans would suffice.
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