Chapter 22 Reconstruction

Chapter 22 Reconstruction - Chapter 22 Reconstruction A...

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Chapter 22 Reconstruction A. Reconstruction 1. Definition- the rebuilding of the south after the Civil War. 2. 4 questions loomed- i. How would the south be rebuilt? ii. How would the liberated blacks do after being set free? iii. How would the southern states be reintegrated back into the Union? iv. Who would direct the process of reconstruction? 3. Freedmen a. 13 th Amendment 4. Freedmen’s Bureau i. Federal welfare agency 5. Presidential Reconstruction a. Lincoln’s 10% Plan When 10% of a states’ voters in the 1860 election pledge allegiance to the U.S and abide to emancipation then the state will be accepted back Could organize themselves to apply for re-admission b. Wade-Davis Bill Counter proposal to the 10% plan by Congress 50% of the states’ voters under the 10% plan and safeguards for black rights.
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Lincoln pocket veto c. Expose differences over Reconstruction Between Congress and President Within Congress Republican Moderates Radicals d. Johnson’s Plan Use 10% plan plus Disenfranchise confederate leaders They can apply for a presidential pardon
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