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1 Chapter 13 Reconstruction and the New South 13.2 Congressional Reconstruction
2 I. The Moderates v. the Radicals 1. restore the Union2. keep former Confederates out of gov.3. some civil equalitySupporters of African American suffrageradicals- freedman right to voteLand ReformBreak up the large plantationsGive to former slaves- create economic independence
3 Moderate Republican or Radical Republican? The main goal of Reconstruction is to create an entirely new South and give African Americans the right to voteThe main goal of Reconstruction is to restore the southern states to the Union, keep former Confederates out of government, and give African Americans some civil equality.
4 AssignmentWith a partner one person will be a moderate Republican the other a Radical Republican. Create a skit in which you debate your goals for Reconstruction
5 II. Congress v. Johnson Moderate and Radical Republicans join forces The Freedmen’s Bureau- March 1865Distributed food and clothing, employment agency, provide educationJohnson vetoed bill for extension of bureauThe Civil Rights Act of 18661. Full rights to all- vetoed by JohnsonFourteenth Amendment1. Equal citizenship- not guaranteed voting rights
6 III. The Radicals come to Power Race RiotsViolence against African AmericansThe Elections of 1866 and the Reconstruction ActsRepublicans control Congress- gained control of ReconstructionMilitary districts- Union troops
7 RespondIn what circumstances- and for what offenses- is it right and proper to remove a president from office?
8 IV. Presidential Impeachment Johnson removes Secretary of War- Edwin StantonHouse votes to impeach- violates Tenure of Office ActJohnson acquitted in heated debateJohnson’s power broken
9 Graphic Organizer The Impeachment of President Johnson Reasons Why the House Voted to ImpeachReasons Why the Senate Voted to Acquit
10 V. Further Political Difficulties Election of 1868Republicans nominate U.S. GrantNew African American voters supported Republican- narrow winFifteenth AmendmentRight to vote for allVoting rights still limitedDid not extend voting to women
11 Homework13.1 and 13.2 Main ideas worksheetsQuiz tom and 13.2