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Danielle FrazierU.S. History1.04 Rebuilding the Government Part 1 – Complete the following chart by summarizing information from the lesson in your own words. One example appears for you.Somebody ...Wanted ...But ...So ...President Abraham Lincolnthe nation to heal asquickly as possible from the Civil War and planned to reunify the nation quicklyhe was assassinated in 1865only days after Robert E. Lee’s surrenderplans for Reconstruction were taken over by Vice President Andrew Johnson, who becamepresident after Lincoln’s deathPresident Andrew JohnsonTo continue the reconstruction Lincoln had planned.The Radical Republicans believed he had been too lenient towards the South and that it would not be possible for the South to change if the previous Confederates came back into power.The Radical Republicans decided to take matters into their own hands, which led them to win most of the votes from the House and Senate in the election of 1866.

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