The Furnance of Civil War - The Furnace of Civil War 1861-1865 XIII Lincoln Assassinated A Good Friday and 5 days after Lee surrendered Lincoln was

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The Furnace of Civil War1861-1865XIII. Lincoln AssassinatedA.April 14, 1865, Good Friday, and 5 days after Lee surrendered. Lincoln was assassinated at Ford’s Theater in Washington D.C. watching the play Our American Cousin.B.John Wilkes Booth, 26, killed him as part of a plot.C.The details… Lewis Powell, David Herold, John H. Surratt, Jr., Samuel Arnold, Michael O LaughlenE.After a 12-day manhunt, Booth was shot in a burning barn and died on the porch, 8 defendants were on trial for the assignation, but only 4 were convicted and hanged.The Ordeal of Reconstruction1865-1877I.4 questions 1. How would the south be rebuilt physically and socially? 2. How would liberated blacks fare as freed men and women? 3. How would the southern states rejoin the Union? 4.Who would direct the process of Reconstruction? II.The New Black ManA.The Freedmen’s BureauMarch 3, 1865… Oliver O’ Howard-Provided, food, clothing, medical care, and free education to newly free men and white refuges -President Andrew Johnson repeatedly tried to repeal the BureauIII. President Andrew Johnson-Only resident other than Bill Clinton who got impeached-Born 1808-Born in South Carolina to poor parents-Never attended formal schooling
-Hated whole slave system-Became quite wealthy and owned his own slaves-1864: added to the ticket of the newly formed party-Was a tailor and will help sow up the Union with Lincoln-He helped bring about the purchase of Alaska from Russia in 1867-We bought Alaska for 7.2 million dollarsA. Bio1808-1875… VP on the Union Party ticket… A ‘War Democrat”… Only President to be impeached until 1998!IV.Reconstruction PlansA.The 10% plan-Early as 1863, Lincoln believed the South did not have a right so they could have not seceded-In Lincoln’s 2ndInaugural Address he speaks to be integrated into the Union-Amnesty: group pardoned to individuals who committed an offense-Very accepting and welcomingLincoln… 1863-64B.The Wade-Davis BillThe “Radical Republicans” differed … July 1864*50% of a states’ voters take the oath of allegiance*Permanent disenfranchisement of leaders*New government only by those who never foughtC. Johnson’s Version of Lincoln’s PlanMay 29, 1865 Johnson issues his plan … Agreed with Lincoln’s 10% plan, but certain leading Confederates were excluded from general pardon and had to receive personal pardon from him.Set up special state conventions to ratify the 13thAmendmentBy December of 1865 all southern states had done this.
The Republicans . . .V.The Black Codes and SharecroppingThese were laws designed to regulate the affairs of the emancipated blacks. They began with Mississippi in 1865 . . .Simply slavery in disguiseMississippi first implemented thisSouth to control former slaves and to keep blacks” as near to a street of bondage as possible.”

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