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American History Chapter 17. Reconstruction and Its Aftermath 1865-1896. GR & RT 17-1 Reconstruction Plans. 3 Plans Abraham Lincoln’s Plan The state constitution had to ban slavery Do not punish the south 10% Plan Offered amnesty to all white Southerners, except Confederate leaders

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american history chapter 17

American HistoryChapter 17

Reconstruction and Its Aftermath 1865-1896

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GR & RT 17-1Reconstruction Plans
  • 3 Plans
  • Abraham Lincoln’s Plan
    • The state constitution had to ban slavery
    • Do not punish the south
    • 10% Plan
    • Offered amnesty to all white Southerners, except Confederate leaders
    • Granted the right to vote for some African Americans
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Wade-Davis Bill
    • Only white males who had never fought against the Union could vote at a states’ convention
    • The state constitution had to ban slavery
    • Former Confederates could not hold public office
    • 50% of white males in a state had to swear loyalty to the Union
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Andrew Johnson’s Plan
    • States had to ratify the 13th Amendment
    • The state constitution had to ban slavery
    • He was opposed to giving African Americans equal rights
    • Wealthy landowners had to apply to the president personally for a pardon
    • Restoration
    • Only whites who had been pardoned could vote at the state’s convention
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Terms
  • 10% Plan
  • - 10% of a southern white men had to pledge loyalty to the U.S.
  • 50% Plan
  • - Congress’s plan for southern white men
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GR 17-2
  • 1. Black Codes
  • 2. They aimed to control freed African American men and women and to enable plantation owners to exploit African American workers
  • 3. to set up special courts to prosecute individuals charged with violating the rights of African Americans
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4. The Civil Rights Act of 1866
  • 5. it overturned the black codes. It contradicted the Dred Scott decision
  • 6. he said the federal government was over stepping its authority and the laws were unconstitutional because they were passed by a Congress that did not include representatives for all the states.
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7. They had enough votes to override his vetoes
  • 8. It passed the 14th Amendment
  • 9. Tennessee
  • 10. to take Reconstruction into its own hands
  • 11. into five military districts
  • 12. the right to vote in state elections
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13. the Tenure of Office Act
  • 14. He suspended secretary of War Edwin Stanton without the Senate’s approval
  • 15. They voted to impeach, or remove, the president from office
  • 16. when the 15th Amendment was ratified and became law in Feb. 1870