Ask and Answer for June 27

June 27, 2011 

This week's question

What class of worker replaced planters after the Civil War?

From last week

Question: Most Beaufort real estate sold by the federal government in 1864 was purchased by whom?

Answer: Most Beaufort real estate was purchased by soldiers. By 1866, most of it had been transferred to other owners by white speculators contemptuously called carpetbaggers.

First to answer correctly: There was no winner.

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