Ten Percent Plan
Lincoln's plan that allowed a Southern state to form its own government after ten percent of its voters swore an oath of loyalty to the United States
Were strongly against slavery.
it required 50% of the states' voters to take an oath of allegiance for reinstatement into the Union
Andrew Johnson urged convention to declare three things-
The ordinances of secession illegal, repudiate the Confederate debt and ratify the Thirteenth Amendment
Southern laws designed to restrict the rights of the newly freed black slaves
Allowed equal rights for all Americans
period beginning in 1867, when the Republicans, who had control in both houses of Congress, took charge of Reconstruction
The First Reconstruction Act
reorganized the South into five military districts.