1.04 Chart and Reflection - Claire Dacko US History Honors To make it simple for the south to rejoin so that they may heal faster as a country Radicals

1.04 Chart and Reflection - Claire Dacko US History Honors...

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Claire Dacko August 10, 2016 US History Honors The main issue relating to Reconstruction that divided Republicans at the end of the Civil war was how much freedom should be given to the freedmen and what sort of punishment, if any should be given to the south. If I had been a member of Congress at this time I would have supported Lincoln and Johnson’s idea of rebuilding our country as soon as we could, and having much patience with the south. Having no slaves to work the fields for them and beginning to President Andrew Johnson To make it simple for the south to rejoin so that they may heal faster as a country. Radicals believed that it should not be made easy for the south and that they should have a harsh punishment. Johnson went to many cities to defend his plan and

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