3 Goals of Reconstruction
1. Restore Union, 2. Rebuild South, 3. Create and protect the rights of the freed blacks
A radical republican from Massachusetts.
A radical republican from Pennsylvania.
A radical republican who was the Secretary of War.
Wade Davis Bill
This was a radical republican bill that was vetoed by President Lincoln. It would have given congress control over the reconstruction.
This assisted ex-slaves with right and jobs.
Civil Rights Act
This act was made to enforce the 14th Amendment, giving all citizens equal protection.
This amendment officially ended slavery and prohibited it in the future.
This amendment declared that former slaves were citizens and required that states provide everyone equal protection under the law.
This amendment guaranteed voting rights for all citizens regardless of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.
Tenure of Office Act
This act was passed because Andrew Johnson hated Edwin Stanton. It said the the President cannot remove Congress appointed officials without Congressional approval of removal.(Johnson said it was unconstitutional and Stanton was removed. Johnson will go to trial for Impeachment)
His vote was the last one needed to impeach Andrew Johnson.
These codes kept the old attitudes of slavery alive right after the Civil War, like; no-inter marriages; home and job restrictions; and property ownership restrictions.
This radical, violent hate group of the south was created by Nathan Bedford Forrest, in order to preserve the white way.