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RECONSTRUCTION Figure out how to put the country back together after civil war Trying to restore unity, extend federal power over South to ensure sacrifices were  not made in vain Turned into bitter battle Issues of tolerance and racial equality Lincoln thinking of post war reconstruction during the war Issues he wanted to see/enshrine after war Has a vision of reconstruction 3 components to Lincoln’s plan 1. Emancipation Proclamation Jan 1 1863 2. Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction Dec 1863 3. Gettysburg Address 1863 Equality: core idea of why American unity should be defended Republicans: not necessarily racial tolerant  money makers Denial of rights of some people could lead to denial of rights to other people Emancipation Proclamation Did not free slaves everywhere, only in south Wanted to cause rebellion in southern states Destabilize southern control
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