Which was difficult for the South because of all the damage done by the war, also because they were low on money, but they got it done.
I can't believe South Carolina is officially re-built!
I think African Americans should have the same representation we have and that they should have the same social rights as us.
From this day forward this agency and everyone in it will assist everyone affected by the war.
I'm in favor.
Reconstruction was the attempt by the federal government to reform and rebuild the social and political systems of the South after the Civil War.
I say that we reunite the Union.
Lincolon: We need to end the war as quickly as possible too before things get worse.
The Radical Republicans were a political group that supported equal political and social rights of African Amercans.
Southern Elite: Can we have a pardon President Johnson?
President Johnson: I'm glad you asked.
Do we really have to write a new constitution?
The Freedmen's Bureau was a government agency that was created to assist or help everyone affected by the war.
Constitution of 1868
Yes because it would recognize the 14th and 15th Amendments.
Lincoln's Plan for reconstruction was to end the war as quickly as possible and reunite the Union.
Johnson's Plan continued Lincoln's Plan of reconstruction but added a few changes which concluded in ratifying the 13th Amendment and humiliating the southern elite by requiring them to individually ask him for a pardon.
The Constitution of 1868 forced South Carolina to write a new constitution that would recognize the 14th and 15th Amendments.