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1 American History Chapter 17 Reconstruction and Its Aftermath 1865-1896

2 GR & RT 17-1 Reconstruction Plans 3 Plans 3 Plans Abraham Lincolns Plan Abraham Lincolns Plan The state constitution had to ban slaveryThe state constitution had to ban slavery Do not punish the southDo not punish the south 10% Plan10% Plan Offered amnesty to all white Southerners, except Confederate leadersOffered amnesty to all white Southerners, except Confederate leaders Granted the right to vote for some African AmericansGranted the right to vote for some African Americans

3 Wade-Davis Bill Wade-Davis Bill Only white males who had never fought against the Union could vote at a states conventionOnly white males who had never fought against the Union could vote at a states convention The state constitution had to ban slaveryThe state constitution had to ban slavery Former Confederates could not hold public officeFormer Confederates could not hold public office 50% of white males in a state had to swear loyalty to the Union50% of white males in a state had to swear loyalty to the Union

4 Andrew Johnsons Plan Andrew Johnsons Plan States had to ratify the 13 th AmendmentStates had to ratify the 13 th Amendment The state constitution had to ban slaveryThe state constitution had to ban slavery He was opposed to giving African Americans equal rightsHe was opposed to giving African Americans equal rights Wealthy landowners had to apply to the president personally for a pardonWealthy landowners had to apply to the president personally for a pardon RestorationRestoration Only whites who had been pardoned could vote at the states conventionOnly whites who had been pardoned could vote at the states convention

5 Terms 10% Plan 10% Plan - 10% of a southern white men had to pledge loyalty to the U.S. - 10% of a southern white men had to pledge loyalty to the U.S. 50% Plan 50% Plan - Congresss plan for southern white men - Congresss plan for southern white men

6 GR 17-2 1. Black Codes 1. Black Codes 2. They aimed to control freed African American men and women and to enable plantation owners to exploit African American workers 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 3. to set up special courts to prosecute individuals charged with violating the rights of African Americans

7 4. The Civil Rights Act of 1866 4. The Civil Rights Act of 1866 5. it overturned the black codes. It contradicted the Dred Scott decision 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. 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.

8 7. They had enough votes to override his vetoes 7. They had enough votes to override his vetoes 8. It passed the 14 th Amendment 8. It passed the 14 th Amendment 9. Tennessee 9. Tennessee 10. to take Reconstruction into its own hands 10. to take Reconstruction into its own hands 11. into five military districts 11. into five military districts 12. the right to vote in state elections 12. the right to vote in state elections

9 13. the Tenure of Office Act 13. the Tenure of Office Act 14. He suspended secretary of War Edwin Stanton without the Senates approval 14. He suspended secretary of War Edwin Stanton without the Senates approval 15. They voted to impeach, or remove, the president from office 15. They voted to impeach, or remove, the president from office 16. when the 15 th Amendment was ratified and became law in Feb. 1870 16. when the 15 th Amendment was ratified and became law in Feb. 1870


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