I'm president, Andrew Johnson. And I believe Southern states should decide the course that was best for them without any consequences. I also believe African Americans can't manage on their own and that all their rights should be taken away by the Southern states bringing back the black code.
This isn't right! Even after the Civil War we still can't vote or go places freely!
You can't vote boy! And where is your master!
The two main points of Presidential Reconstruction was to take away rights from African-Americans and give ex-Confederate states back their power.
White League & KKK
The Black Codes were laws that didn't allow African-Americans to get all of there freedoms and rights as men.
The two main points of Radical Reconstruction was to give African-Americans the same rights as whites and give the ex-Confederates the punishment they deserved.
Compromise of 1877
The Freedmen's Bureau was established in 1865 by Congress to help millions of former black slaves and poor whites in the South in the aftermath of the Civil War.
The Compromise of 1877 was a compromise that ended Reconstruction and left freed African Americans to manage on their own.