Explain the economic situation of the North after the Civil War?***
Did the North or the South loose more soldiers in the war?
wasn't as much damage
Why was the North able to return to a normal way of life rather quickly after the war?***
Describe the condition of the South after the war?***
Describe the financial situation of the South after the war?***
labeled them as Freedmen
How did the war change southern society?***
Who were freedmen?***
have an education
What were slaves forbidden to do under slavery?
Rebuilding the south
What is Reconstruction?***
the ten percent plan
Describe Lincoln's reconstruction plan?***
What is amnesty?
Who did Lincoln offer amnesty to?
that they weren't being harsh enough to the south
What did many Republicans think of the ten percent plan?
required a majority of white men from each southern state to pledge an oath or loyality to the union
What was the Wade-Davis Bill?
He thought it was too harsh
What did Lincoln think of the Wade-Davis bill?
Helpped Freedmen get back on their feet
Describe the Freedmen's Bureau?***
Lincoln got shot in the head
What happened on April 14, 1865 just five days after Lees's surrender?***
one of the actors
Who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln?***
Vice President Johnson
Who took President Abraham Lincoln's place after he was assassination?***
That the majority of southern males sware oath or loyalty to the union
What was Johnson's plan for reconstruction?
ban slavery in the nation
What is the 13th Amendment?***
Didnt like it
How did Southern states respond to President Johnson's Reconstruction plan?
thought it was too harsh
How did the Congress oppose President Johnson's Reconstruction plan?