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Lincoln's Reconstruction Plan
wanted southern states to rejoin the Union quickly, so his plans were lenient and included amnesty toward Southernors
Johnson's Reconstruction Plan
Gives all the land back to the Confederates and gets rid of "40 acres and a mule," also he does little attempt at addressing economic hardships facing freedmen
What does the Radical Republican Congress want?
extreme reconstruction, punish the Southerners by making them pay for the war "they" caused while at the same time helping A.A.s
"Congress alone can do it...Congress must create states and declare whether they are to be repeated"
if you are born in the US, you are a citizen of the US & are entitled to due process of law
What officially ends in 1877 and what does it fail to do?
Reconstruction officially ends failing to secure equality for African Americans
Plessy vs. Ferguson
a A.A. sat on a whites only car and was sent to jail, this case went all the way up to the Supreme court which ruled segregation legal; "separate but equal"
Ku Klux Klan
white supremacist group, committed murder & other forms of violence to limit A.A. independence
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