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Unformatted text preview: changed from maintaining union & was now a war to end slavery Reconstruction Begins the process of restoring the nation. 13 th Amendment January, 1865 abolished slavery Lincolns 10% Plan Lincolns vision of reconstructionwhite southerners had to take an oath to the union and support emancipation. Freedmen & the Land Question Sherman, Special Field Order 15, 1865 William Shermans March to the Sea with 10,000 freed slavesgranted 40 acre plots & broken down mules to freedmendistributed 400,000 acres of confederate landAndrew Johnson took back the land How did freedmen define freedom? land ownership, education, the right to vote Rejected Wage Labor - Land Ownership Substance Farming...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course HST 202 taught by Professor Gisolfi during the Fall '07 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.
- Fall '07