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Practice Quiz 2 - Republicans The 1867 Military...

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The Union military solution to the employment of freedmen in the South was to restore plantation  labor with wage labor. In the aftermath of emancipation, southern blacks sought all of the following  except  racially  integrated churches. When Southern delegates met to draw up new state constitutions in 1865, they refused to follow  even President Johnson's mildest requirements. President Johnson found that by acquiescing to the southern refusal to follow his reconstruction  plans, he won useful political allies. White Southerners' rejection of the Fourteenth Amendment increased the influence of Radical 
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Unformatted text preview: Republicans. The 1867 Military Reconstruction Act disappointed some Radical Republicans because it did not confiscate and redistribute southern plantations. Southern reconstruction constitutions introduced two major categories of changes into southern life: reduced aristocratic privilege and expanded state responsibility for the general welfare. The Supreme Court's 1873 Slaughterhouse cases hurt blacks' civil rights by ruling that the Fourteenth Amendment protected only rights stemming from the federal government....
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  • Fall '08
  • Smith
  • Supreme Court of the United States, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Reconstruction era of the United States, President Johnson, Southern reconstruction constitutions
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