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2 Presidential Reconstruction ( )

3 radical and moderate Republicans radical ideological federal government suffrage land redistribution

4 radical and moderate Republicans radicalmoderates ideologicalpragmatic federal governmentstate government suffragecivil rights land redistributioncivil rights

5 Congress and the President Congress passes Freedmen’s Bureau Bill

6 Congress and the President Congress passes Freedmen’s Bureau Bill Congress passes Civil Rights Bill of 1866

7 Congress and the President Congress passes Freedmen’s Bureau Bill Congress passes Civil Rights Bill of 1866 Johnson vetoes both

8 Congress and the President Congress passes Freedmen’s Bureau Bill Congress passes Civil Rights Bill of 1866 Johnson vetoes both Congress overrides vetoes

9 Congress and the President Congress passes Freedmen’s Bureau Bill Congress passes Civil Rights Bill of 1866 Johnson vetoes both Congress overrides vetoes Congress passes the Fourteenth Amendment

10 Congressional Reconstruction ( )

11 Congress and the President Congress passes Freedmen’s Bureau Bill Congress passes Civil Rights Bill of 1866 Johnson vetoes both Congress overrides vetoes Congress passes the Fourteenth Amendment Congress passes the Reconstruction Act of 1867

12 territories, radical Reconstruction (1868)

13 Reconstruction Act of 1867 new state constitutional conventions delegates must sign iron-clad oath constitution must provide manhood suffrage state legislature must ratify fourteenth amendment

14 reconstruction plans and policies LincolnWade DavisJohnsonRepublicans returning to citizenship oath (pardons: high officials) oath (pardons: high officials/ rich planters) oath resuming suffrage with citizenshipiron-clad oathwith citizenshipiron-clad oath recreating state gov 10% of voters50% of votersno need to recreate need to recreate rewriting state constitution republican form of gov/ respecting current laws about slavery renounce slavery and secession renounce slavery and secession; repudiate Confederate debt ratify 14 th amendment; endorse manhood suffrage

15 the Fifteenth Amendment The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation

16 African-American men voting for the first time

17 African-American Officeholding

18 African-American delegation to Congress

19 Blanche K. Bruce and Hiram Revels (first African- American senators)

20 goals of Republican state governments government for all people

21 goals of Republican state governments government for all people – law hospitable to African Americans

22 goals of Republican state governments government for all people – law hospitable to African Americans – public works hospitable to African Americans

23 goals of Republican state governments government for all people government with new purposes

24 goals of Republican state governments government for all people government with new purposes – providing aid to the needy

25 goals of Republican state governments government for all people government with new purposes – providing aid to the needy – creating conditions for economic prosperity

26 waning northern support for Reconstruction longstanding skepticism about federal power

27 waning northern support for Reconstruction longstanding skepticism about federal power longstanding desire for sectional reunion

28 waning northern support for Reconstruction longstanding skepticism about federal power longstanding desire for sectional reunion partisan interest in white voters (Republicans)

29 waning northern support for Reconstruction longstanding skepticism about federal power longstanding desire for sectional reunion partisan interest in white voters (Republicans) business interest in black laboring class (Republicans)

30 Redemption ( )


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