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AMH2020 Lecture 1/12/09 week 3 first quiz in TA section I. Reconstruction 1865-1877 II. marks the end of the civil war, april 1865, confederacy has sur- rendered. southern states have to be reintegrated into the union freeing slaves and incorporating them into the union Amendments- 13th ends slavery passed in December, 1865. 13th amendment does not say what freed slaves will be, nothing about equal rights, nothing about owning land, voting, holding office, marry, move around, look for jobs. ..etc. A. Three things 1. Labor 2. Change and its enormity 3. White violence III. Congress, D.C- political drama taking place A. south- african americans try to establish themselves as citizens, while white southerners try not to allow this 1. John Milton- FL governor shoots himself because he does not see the possibility to live equally with african americ- ans 2. white wants to maintain their status, understanding that slavery is gone but african americans will still be inferior B. Abraham Lincoln- republican, shot week after civil war ended, shot at play.
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1. Andrew Johnson- democrat, only southern governor stayed
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