Exam 1 Notes - HIST 2057 Exam 1 A Nation Re-United I. The...

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HIST 2057Exam 1A Nation Re-UnitedI. The South DefeatedII. From Presidential to Congressional ReconstructionA.Lincoln’s “10 Percent Plan,” 13thAmendmenta.The “10 Percent Plan” or Louisiana Plan:a.i.Established in 1863/64, it allows the south to form union governments– 10% had to take a loyalist oath.a.ii.This created rival union and confederate governmentsa.iii.A way for Lincoln to incorporate the South and give them an out andallow them to negotiatea.iv.It was very lenient and didn’t really specify about the status of thefreemen.b.Lincoln’s general idea was that some blacks, those who could read and writeand served in the army or demonstrated certain merits, could become voters.c.Lincoln’s Death:c.i.Conspirators execute Lincolnd.Aftermath:d.i.North retribution is swift and violentB.Andrew Johnson Ascendsa.Tennessee unionist; he had only been on the job for a month.b.He hates planters, has never owned slaves and has class antagonism againstsouthern planters.c.When running for re-election he wants to get some unionists from the south toshow a strong sense of union even in the confederacy.d.He is now head of the radalist republicans who didn’t like Johnsone.Johnson’s Plan:e.i.Congress wont listen to he has to seek out someone who will and

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Zucker
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13th Amendment, Abraham Lincoln, Reconstruction, The Land, American Civil War, Reconstruction era of the United States, a Lincoln

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