History-Reconstruction

History-Reconstruction - Reconstruction (1865-1877) I. II....

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Reconstruction (1865-1877) I. Post Civil War Situation a. South i. Ruined ii. Most large cities destroyed iii. Industry that was in south gone. iv. Railroad destroyed v. 1/3 livestock destroyed vi. Slave labor gone vii.Cotton economy, gone viii. Sugarcane, and all major agriculture ix. Confederate currency, is completely worthless x. destroyed 1 in 5 white males killed in war b. North i. 340,000 dead ii. Economy now booming, because of industry boom during war iii. In complete control of federal government iv. Taxed imports raised v. Creates national currency and bank based in North II. Post Civil War Issues a. Political i. What’s to happen to 11 confederate states?
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ii. How much power will federal government have? iii. What about the Confederate’s leaders? 1. Will they be allowed to have power again? 2. What about the high ranking officials? What to do? iv. How to reconstruct the union? b. Economic i. How will the south recover? Can it recover? ii. What system could the south use? c. Racial i. What is the status of the 4million freed slaves? ii. Are they US citizens? iii. White Southerners wondered who would control the freed slaves? III.Presidential Reconstruction (1865-1867) a. Requirements on South i. Lincoln’s Plan 1. END WAR FIRST 2. He made the states ability to rejoin the union easy 3. Made 10% of a state’s white citizens pledge an oath of allegiance to the union. 4. He wants to end the war as soon as possible 5. Doesn’t address race 6. Congress passes 13 th Amendment outlawing slavery. 7. Any state that takes the oath much ratify the 13 th Amendment
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8. Congress create the Freedmen’s Bureau a. Sets up schools b. Helps find jobs c. Helps negotiate land deeds d. Helps negotiate work contracts
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