Lecture Outline 16, Reconstruction, 1863-1877

Lecture Outline 16, Reconstruction, 1863-1877 - 1 Lecture...

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1 Lecture 16, Reconstruction 1863-1877\ 1. Introduction: a. Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863 i. What did "freedom" mean? 1. An end to slavery ii. What was government "of, by, and for the people?" b. Settlement of war raised more questions than it solved: i. What would freedom look like to 4 million freed slaves? ii. Would they have citizenship equal for former masters? iii. Would they have the right to vote? iv. How should government deal with Confederates? v. How would power be distributed between states and national government? c. Reconstruction took different forms: i. Wartime Reconstruction ii. Presidential Reconstruction iii. Congressional Reconstruction 2. Wartime Reconstruction a. Lincoln initially reached-out to southern whites i. Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction, 1863 b. Many within Lincoln's party opposed this plan. c. Radical Republicans and Reconstruction 3. Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction a. Johnson's Policy b. Southern Defiance c. The Black Codes d. Land and Labor in the Postwar South
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