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Reconstruction 3.8 Assignment: Reconstruction Directions In this assignment, you will read documents about the approaches of Northern political leaders to solving the problems of Reconstruction. As you read the documents, answer these questions. Thaddeus Stevens, Speech to Congress 1. Thaddeus Stevens was a Radical Republican. What did Radical Republicans stand for?
2. Based on this document, what were three policies that the Radical Republicans proposed for Reconstruction?
3. Given what was going on in the country at the time, why might Democrats have opposed these plans?
Andrew Johnson, Campaign Speech and Speech to Congress 4. What reason did Andrew Johnson give for opposing funding to help the freed slaves?

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