A study on union reconstruction after the civil war

Federal troops occupied much of the South during the Reconstruction to insure that laws were followed and that another uprising did not occur. He experimented by giving land to blacks in South Carolina.

At this gathering, several of the women who had volunteered in the hospitals during the war agreed to organize a memorial society whose purpose was to gather the dead soldiers within a mile radius of the town and inter them in a single graveyard. They moved to impeach Johnson because of his constant attempts to thwart Radical Reconstruction measures, by using the Tenure of Office Act.

The large population of slave artisans during the antebellum period had not been translated into a large number of freemen artisans during Reconstruction. The last state was Georgia in One such politician murdered by the Klan on the eve of the presidential election was Republican Congressman James M.

The Reconstruction was set up to help the 11 states that seceded become part of the Union again and have Congress seats as well as self-government. Ratification of these amendments became a requirement for Southern states to be readmitted into the Union. Suffrage for former Confederates was one of two main concerns.

The Confiscation Acts were only having a minimal effect to end slavery.

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Over the next several years the commission negotiated treaties with tribes that resulted in additional relocations to Indian Territory and the de facto creation initially by treaty of an unorganized Oklahoma Territory. Indeed, ex-Confederates had every reason to suspect that the U.

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Grant inwhich suppressed the Klan. Modeled after the national cemetery at Gettysburg, the grounds were arranged so that each grave was of equal importance and had an individual headstone. Conservative opponents called the Republican regimes corrupt and instigated violence toward freedmen and whites who supported Reconstruction.

Stanly resigned almost a year later when he angered Lincoln by closing two schools for black children in New Bern. During Reconstruction, the Republican Party in the South represented a coalition of blacks who made up the overwhelming majority of Republican voters in the region along with "carpetbaggers" and "scalawags," as white Republicans from the North and South, respectively, were known.

Most of these fallen soldiers would eventually be buried in Confederate cemeteries. One covers a period from and is as broad as the U. The Reconstruction lasted from to On January 1,the actual Emancipation Proclamation was issued, specifically naming ten states in which slaves would be "forever free".

If blacks were denied the vote and the right to hold office, then only whites would represent them. Army, President Abraham Lincoln set up reconstructed governments in TennesseeArkansasand Louisiana during the war.

The period of Presidential Reconstruction lasted from to Lincoln had supported a middle position to allow some black men to vote, especially army veterans. Emancipation changed the stakes of the Civil War, ensuring that a Union victory would mean large-scale social revolution in the South.

Many in the North were infuriated that the South would be returning their former Confederate leaders to power.

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The South needed to be rebuilt. Bythe Confederate dollar was worthless due to high inflation, and people in the South had to resort to bartering services for goods, or else use scarce Union dollars. After he showed his cabinet the document, slight alterations were made in the wording.

The moderates in Congress wanted virtually all of them to vote, but the Radicals resisted. While the ladies of Winchester were busy creating their Confederate cemetery during the summer and fall offederal burial crews began recovering the remains of their own soldiers from the Southern battlefields.

They held positions that formerly belonged to Southern Democrats. President Johnson vetoed all the Radical initiatives, but Congress overrode him each time. Recently freed blacks found the postwar South very similar to the prewar South.

President Andrew Johnson granted pardons to many Confederate leaders. There are two basic areas of topics in regards to The Reconstruction Era. From toconservative whites calling themselves " Redeemers " regained power in the Southern states.

Having lost their enormous investment in slaves, white planters had minimal capital to pay freedmen workers to bring in crops. With the Compromise ofmilitary intervention in Southern politics ceased and Republican control collapsed in the last three state governments in the South.

They repeatedly imposed the ironclad oath, which would effectively have allowed no former Confederates to vote.Civil War & Reconstruction Study Guide Answer Key Name:_____ This Study Guide is due _____. His Union troops defeated the CSA.

After the war he was elected president and served two terms. Key Events (Explain how the following events impacted the Civil War & Reconstruction Era). Facts, information and articles about Civil War Reconstruction, the period after the Civil War Civil War Reconstruction Facts Location United States Southern States Participants President Abraham Lincoln President Andrew Johnson President Ulysses S.

Grant President Rutherford B Hayes Time Period Results Thirteenth Amendment Fourteenth Amendment Fifteenth Amendment Civil-War. The period after the Civil War, -was called the Reconstruction period. Abraham Lincoln started planning for the reconstruction of the South during the Civil War as Union soldiers occupied huge areas of the South.

He wanted to bring the Nation back together as quickly as possible and in. Civil War & Reconstruction Study Guide: US History Honors. STUDY. PLAY. -Lincoln's plan for the bringing the southern states back into the union during Reconstruction and white supporters of Reconstruction in an attempt to restore white supremecy and.

UNIT 5 STUDY GUIDE: CIVIL WAR, LINCOLN, RECONSTRUCTION With this plan Lincoln’s main goal was to bring the North and South together and bring the South back into the Union.

The Civil War ended in and that same year on April 15th Lincoln was assassinated. After Lincoln’s death the 13th amendment was ratified on December 6th Reconstruction After the American Civil War - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives. After the war, different factions in the government found strategies for Reconstruction difficult to agree on.

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