lecture13 - Todays Points 1. During the years 1865-1868,...

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Today’s Points 1. During the years 1865-1868, Republicans fought bitterly over Reconstruction policy and squandered initial opportunities for success. 2. Between 1868 and 1872, a strong, unified Reconstruction policy finally emerged and achieved some success. Reconstruction at High Tide, 1868-1872 Lecture 13 Pt. I—The Victors Divided, 1865-1868 A. Reconstruction under Lincoln B. The Freedman’s Bureau C. Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction in Turmoil Lincoln’s Plan for Reconstruction Amnesty for nearly all former rebels Southern states must abolish slavery Loyalty oath 10% plan Gradual extension of suffrage “With malice toward none; with charity for all. Let us bind up the nation’s wounds.” Thirteenth Amendment (Jan. 1865) first contribution Prohibits slavery and “involuntary servitude” within the United States Enshrines emancipation policy within the US constitution Freedman’s Bureau (Mar. 1865) 2 nd contribution Created to enforce the 13
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