8\/22 Post-Civil War Reconstruction - 8\/22 Post-Civil War Reconstruction John Wilkes Booth Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Act of 1867 Redeemers Redemption

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8/22 Post-Civil War Reconstruction John Wilkes Booth Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Act of 1867 Redeemers/ Redemption Compromise of 1877 Civil war ended 1865, reconstructions starts and ends in 1877 ( compromise of 1877) R5ebulding the city, redeveloping farmland, Other issues that needed to be discussed after reconstruction Slavery Emaancipation proclaimation 1863 13th amendment 1865 all slaves emancipated - slavery prohibited Freed men and free women - vast nmajority lived in the south largely concentrated in the southern states What questions remained after Employment Education Allowed to vote Citizens? 4 million freed people in post civil war era Slaves largest portion of the labor force They knew white southernrs did not support emancipation Belief in white supremacy Next question How to deal with confederate president, generals military leaders Traitors to be punished or pardoned , case by case or rules and regulations What to do with states like virginia member of united states until 1861 who withdrew from USA and formed own country, modeled on usa but separate nation comprised of 11/13 states Accept them openly or force them to abide to certain rules and regulations Southern states are succeeded from the united states
Whose going to be in charge?? 3 General politcal perspectives on reconstruction Southern democrats Elite of the south - fairly commony Common in white population throughout the southern states In general support the war and succession Did not support emancipation of freed men and women Opposite of radical republicans Radical Republicans

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