answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

He never had the authority to do it in the first place. Sherman was simply trying to get the slaves to stop following his army, so he made the '40 acres and a mule' promise - although he never had the authority to make such a promise or enforce it.

User Avatar

Wiki User

8y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why did some southerners rejects Shermans plan to give land to former slaves?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

Why did some southerners reject William Tecumseh Shermans plan to give land to former slaves?

some southerners felt that confiscating property violated the constitution


Why did some southerners reject shermans plan to give land to former slaves?

Many southerners felt this was a violation of the Constitution. General Sherman was a general in the Union Army during the Civil war.


Why did some southerns reject William Tecumseh shermans plan to give land to former slaves?

some southerners felt that confiscating property violated the constitution


Why did some southerns reject shermans plan to give land to former slaves?

Many southerners felt this was a violation of the Constitution. General Sherman was a general in the Union Army during the Civil war.


Why did many southerners cities and states pass laws to limit the rights of free slaves?

White southerners feared former slaves would try to encourage slave rebellions.


Why did some southerners reject Sherman's plans to give land to former slaves?

Some southerners felt that confiscating property violated the constitution.


Why did some southerners reject sherman's plan to give land to former slaves?

Some southerners felt that confiscating property violated the constitution.


Why did some southerners reject Sherman’s plan to give land to former slaves?

Some southerners felt that confiscating property violated the constitution.


Why did some southerners reject Sherman plan to give land to former slaves?

Some southerners felt that confiscating property violated the constitution.


Why did some southerners reject William Sherman's plan to give land to former slaves?

some southerners felt that confiscating property violated the constitution


Why did some southerners reject William Sherman plan to give land to former slaves?

some southerners felt that confiscating property violated the constitution


Why did southerners reject William Tecumseh Sherman plan to give land to former slaves?

some southerners felt that confiscating property violated the constitution