Reconstruction. Chapter 6, Lesson 4. Plans for Reconstruction. After the Civil War, the country needed to be united The period when the south rejoined the Union was called Reconstruction There were many different opinions and how to bring the south back into the Union
Chapter 6, Lesson 4
“With malice [meanness] toward none, with charity for all. . . Let us strive on [try] to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds”
The ruins of Mills House and nearby buildings, Charleston, South Carolina, at end of the Civil War. A shell-damaged carriage and the remains of a brick chimney are in the foreground. - photo by George N. Barnard (1819 - 1902)
What was Lincoln’s plan for Reconstruction?
Lincoln’s plan was to let southern states set up new state governments and rejoin the Union quickly
How did Reconstruction change the lives of African-Americans in the south?
What was the purpose of the Freedman’s Bureau?
To help poor whites and blacks with. .
Who were the carpet baggers and scalawags?
What are the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments?