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1. What were some of the plans for Reconstruction created during the war? Reconstructed South would be a society without slavery pg. 16 Dec 8, 1863 Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction pg. 16 Ten Percent Plan, viewed as device to shorten the war and solidify white support for emancipation pg. 17 West Virginia, Maryland & Missouri internal reconstructions, bringing power to new classes anxious to overturn slavery pg. 18 Early in 1865, antislavery party moved to solidify position by disenfranchising all who served in Southern armies or given verbal support to Confederacy pg. 19 Confederate Upper South wartime Reconstruction under direct military rule pg. 19 Free State Association pg. 21 To Radicals, Reconstruction implied transformation in Southern society and they wished to delay process until after war and limit participation to “iron-clad loyalists” pg. 29 2. What was the definition of African-American freedom early on in Reconstruction? Little concern evinced for fate of former slaves pg. 18 By 1865, hundreds of thousands of slaves scattered throughout the South had become free workers pg. 24 Senate approval of Thirteenth Amendment, abolishing slavery throughout the Union in 1864 pg. 30 Freedmen’s Bureau 1865, empowered to distribute clothing, food and oversee all subjects relating to their condition in the South pg. 31 Garrison Frazier, black minister in bondage for sixty years before purchasing liberty, “placing us where we can reap the fruit of our own labor.” pg. 32 Newly freed slaves sought to overturn the real and symbolic authority whites had exercised over every aspect of their lives pg. 36 3. What were some of the desires for Reconstruction after the war ended (include both Andrew Johnson, the Radical Republicans, and others)?

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