CH. 12 RECONSTRUCTION. CH. 12-1 PLANS FOR RECONSTRUCTION AMERICAN HISTORY. THE SOUTH AFTER THE WAR. Lincoln’s visit to Richmond highlighted some of the challenges the nation faced after the war Large parts of the countryside were devastated
CH. 12-1 PLANS FOR RECONSTRUCTION
By the end of the war, more than 40,000 freedman were farming in the region
When 10% of the state’s voters had taken a loyalty oath to the Union, they could form a new state government
Some people thought 10% was too lenient. These people thought it should be a majority
Lincoln thought Wade-Davis would make southerners want to continue the war.
Johnson’s plan didn’t require a certain percentage to take a loyalty oath