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Civil War Lincoln  Idea restore union (so was Johnson but different way) 3 main components to plan 1. Emancipation Proclamation 2. Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction 3. Gettysburg Address Fredrick Douglass Meets with Lincoln and lobbies to convince that Black should be able to join the  Union Army After second time meeting with Lincoln  Est. Black Enlightments 1863 Allowing blacks to fight in the Union Army Lincoln Assassinated Johnson (Lincoln’s Vice President steps in) Idea of restoring union But not equal rights for all In the south makes Black Codes  Racist legislation
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 defeated the whole point of the Civil War (Rights for all)  with Lincoln gone no one fighting for the North or for the blacks rights soo Radical Republicans Thad Stevens Led in the House of Representatives Helped runaway slaves move to Canada Blacks even attended his funeral 1868 Charles Sumner Led in Senate Before the war were committed to abolishing slavery Not only were committed to getting rights for Black’s  Wanted RETRIBUTION (maybe beginning of the north starting to think that their too much in control, just  wanted rights for all) Beliefs: Committed to the goals in the north Believe in federal power over states Believed all men are free to pursue their happiness Wanted: Establishing Power of Federal Government over States Retribution toward South for War Angry at Johnsons Amnesty Plan Equal Rights for all
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Plan 1. Block seating of southern representatives 2. Committee on reconstruction investigates conditions in South investigated and found out that they were being treated unfairly 3. Proclaimed 13 th  Amendment to Constitution formally abolish slavery   thought if they did not ensure within the law everything  they fought for, supports North’s overall opinion 4. Extended life of Freedman’s Bureau helped blacks in schooling and helped them to start to get on their feet
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