3.3 Notes

3.3 Notes - Mona Shen U.S. History 3.3 Notes Reconstruction...

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Mona Shen U.S. History 3.3 Notes Reconstruction Reconstruction: rebuilding the nation after civil war I. Lincoln and Radical Republicans a. Proclamation of Amnesty tries to reconcile with South a.i. South given amnesty , or pardon and not tried for treason if at least 10% of state took oath of loyalty to U.S. a.ii. Confederate govt. officials couldn’t be pardoned b. Radical Republicans led by Thaddeus Stevens (PA) and Charles Sumner (MA) b.i. wanted to worsen punishment on South b.ii. make republicans stronger in South since blacks, now free, counted as full citizen and South’s representation in Congress grew making republicans weaker b.iii. guarantee blacks’ right to vote in South II. Wade-Davis Bill of 1864 : compromise by moderate republicans a. Harsher than Lincoln’s plan, but more lenient that radical republicans b. Requirements: b.i. Required majority of white males in Confederate state to take oath b.ii. Constitutional convention for state w/officials with ironclad oath asserting they didn’t fight against Union or support Confederacy b.iii.
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