radicalrepublicans - RadicalRepublicansandCivilRights 00:17

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Radical Republicans and Civil Rights 00:17 Lincoln had particular perspective what  Killed assassinated  Republican Wanted to promote agreement between the north and the south Johnson  Southern TN Democrat Shared Lincolns goal to re establish the union as quick as possible Bw the north and the south Bc of this didn’t have a bunch of punishments in the north and south Key difference bw them While the shared the goal of painless reconstruction of bringing them back together Johnson Wasn’t as about letting southern states form new government didn’t take new  steps to treat them with a new degree of civility Enacted blue code Heavily restricted  Undermined and went directly against the whole point of the civil war in the first place North Union coming together Equal rights for all They believed equal justice meant equal rights
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Lincoln thought it was worth it If equal rights for all Most republicans thought this in the north Many rep look at Lincolns actions as betraying the cause  Black and white all together Congress out of session Republicans thought that Johnson betrayed everything Response  1860’s and 1870’s most historical movements Led by the radical republics Determined committed polities Committed to the goals of the north from the civil war Mad at Johnson Convinced that southern states were doing what was best for the nation Believe in federal power having supremacy over state power Believed all men are free to pursue there goals (economic) so have to ensure that the  society is of free men Make me salves then could argue that men wouldn’t be able to do their own thing
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