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Somebody ... Wanted ... But ... So ... President Abraham Lincoln the nation to heal as quickly as possible from the Civil War and planned to reunify the nation quickly he was assassinated in 1865 only days after Robert E. Lee’s surrender plans for Reconstruction were taken over by Vice President Andrew Johnson, who became president after Lincoln’s death President Andrew Johnson He had wanted to continue the reconstruction that Lincoln had planned. The radical republicans had believed that he had been too lenient toward the south and they had believed it wouldn’t be achievable for the south to change if the previous confederates had come back into power. The radical republicans had then decided to take matter into their own hands, which had led them to win most of the votes from the house and the senate in the election of 1866. Radical Republican s To give citizenship to African Americans and also give them the right to vote too.

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