Reconstruction 1865 - Reconstruction 1865-1877 Wilmer McLean farmer Manassas VA Appomattox Courthouse VA Bull Run July 1861 Grant had taken over his

Reconstruction 1865 - Reconstruction 1865-1877 Wilmer...

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Reconstruction 1865-1877 Wilmer McLean, farmer Manassas, VA Appomattox Courthouse, VA Bull Run July 1861 Grant had taken over his house in both cities Peace treaty was made between Grant and Lee; Lee surrenders Supply of food, march home, very generous agreement Began on his front porch, ended in his parlor Two different houses, four years between 1861-1865 Began Reconstruction Lincoln’s second inaugural address: “malice towards none, charity for all” Developed a plan for Reconstruction: The 10% Plan Loyalty oath to the US Government by the Southern States that rebelled 10% of it’s voting population swearing the loyalty vote The state should approve the 13 th Amendment – abolish slavery Overturned the Dred Scott Decision and furthered the Emancipation Proclamation Group within Lincoln’s party (Radical Republicans) wanted him to be less generous and more punitive Lincoln assassinated a week later Andrew Johnson took over presidency US Senator TN loyal to Union Democrat chosen by Lincoln to bring the country together Becomes President – wrong man in wrong place at the wrong time Enemy of the Radical Republicans Southerner in Administration after the war Dismisses Secretary of War/Defense in the Cabinet Stanton Congress passed Tenure of Office Act – the President cannot dismiss the Cabinet without their approval.

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