Period 5 Notes.docx - Reconstruction Republicans Radical Push for equal rights for freedom and punish white southerners Conservative blacks are still

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12/14/17 Reconstruction - Republicans: - Radical: Push for equal rights for freedom and punish white southerners - Conservative: blacks are still second-class and be nice to the whites but still punish them - Radical: We will govern the south - C: Let the south govern under the watchful eye of the federal government - Democrats: - South - If there’s a union, I don’t care if there’s slavery - Black Codes - During reconstruction, laws are passed called the black codes. - Confusion between black codes and jim crow laws - Employ unemployed freemen, otherwise fined. Have to go to private employer - Cannot own guns or have guns on their person - Black codes established what freemen could or could not do - Jim Crow laws are separate equality laws - Voting for a new congress - President Johnson rallies for his party, for Conservative Republicans
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