Everything is going to be okay, we have things under control.
What are we going to do?
I declare there to be five military districts in South Carolina.
Sir, he is protected by the Freedmen's Bureau, please back away.
Get that Freedmen out of here!!!!
President Lincoln is assuring this concerned Freedmen everything will be okay due to his plan.
We are going to unite the Union as quick as possible!
The radical republicans declared five military districts.
I am ratifying the 13th Amendment and granting all slaves free.
The white man is trying to harass the Freedmen. Thanks to the Freedmen's Bureau, he is protected by the law.
Constitution of 1868
You must create a constitution giving African Americans citizenship and all men voting rights.
Lincoln’s Plan was to untie the union as quickly as could be done. It only required 10% of the population to swear allegiance to writing a new constitution and go to congress.
Johnson took over Lincoln’s position and plan after his assassination. Johnson continued Lincoln’s plan long with ratifying the 13th amendment and humiliating the southers by requiring the to personally ask for a pardon.
This was a constitution forced to be created in South Carolina which would recognize the 14th and 15th amendment.