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12.3_Reconstruction - 6 The Election of 1876 a Election...

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Reconstruction 1. Ending Slavery 2. Lincoln’s Plan a. Loyalty oath by 10% of whites b. Passage of 13 th amendment c. No provision for black voting d. No discussion of redistribution of land 3. Johnson’s plan/ the Black Codes a. Loyalty oath/disqualification of wealthy [pardons] b. Ratification of 13 th amendment c. Readmission after new state conventions d. New state conventions, old politicians [fall 1865] e. ‘black codes’ replace slaves codes f. Confederates reelected g. December 1865: Congress refuses to seat new reps. i. It seems like the south has not even been defeated, which leads to Congressional Reconstruction ii. Re-opens Freedman’s Bureau iii. Congress debates changes in voting 4. The four houses of freedom: aspirations 5. “Radical” reconstruction
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Unformatted text preview: 6. The Election of 1876 a. Election turned violent, electoral vote is split 185-184 (Hays v. Tilden) b. Cheating in FL, LA, SC c. Talk of new secession d. Country goes into crisis e. Compromise of 1877 i. Withdraw troops ii. No attempts to equalize blacks in the south iii. Results of Civil War are somewhat lost 7. Outcomes Summary of Course: 1. Series of Paradoxes a. Slavery v. Freedom i. Slavery causes a vision of Freedom ii. Slavery puts people in opposition which causes them to seize their own freedom in Civil War b. Beneficiaries of Catastrophe c. Ideal of Political Freedom must be enacted through dirty politics i. Van Buren ii. Corruption gives a voice...
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