History Notes - History Notes Nov 19 Reconstruction...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
History Notes Nov 19 Reconstruction – Political Process through which the confederate states would be restored to the union 1865-77 Individual return First was Tennessee I. Complications and Unresolved Issues A. No constitutional guidance B. End of civil war lacked a peace treaty C. Vision of reconstruction varied i. Democrats - short and gentle, end of slavery 3/5 clause, democratic power stood to benefit by defeat ii. Republican- Extended, Comprehensive, real social and economic change to South. Must be transformed, so civil war would never happen again. What would be the price the confederacy would pay as a result? Trials? Executions? Political Right? Property returned? Status of the 4 Million former slaves. 1. What are the slaves rights? Relationship between blacks and whites. II. Presidential Reconstruction- Andrew Johnson only southern senator to remain loyal to the Union. Democratic Slave holder Southerner April of 1865-December 1865 A. Two Proclamations- May 1865 a. Issues General offer of Amnesty to any Confederate that would take an oath of future
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HISTORY 101 taught by Professor Tuchinscy during the Fall '08 term at University of Maine Orono .

Page1 / 3

History Notes - History Notes Nov 19 Reconstruction...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online