Neither were all the class designated as carpetbaggers dishonourable men.
The other Federal departments were in similar difficulties, and at last women and "carpetbaggers" were appointed.
Generally the blacks showed no desire for mixed schools unless urged to it by the carpetbaggers.
City and county taxes, where carpetbaggers were in control, increased in the same way.
There were a few thousand carpetbaggers in each State, with, at first, a much larger number of scalawags.
Of the carpetbaggers half were personally honest, but all were unscrupulous in politics.'
Joe, soon after this, decided to stay in the carpetbaggers' city and take the agency of a large insurance company.
He scared de Yankees and Carpetbaggers and all sech folks as dem away from our country.
This was prior to the advent of carpetbaggers and organization in Alabama of the Republican party.
They were called the "carpetbaggers," because they usually carried their luggage in their hands.