The first part of the reconstruction plan will allow for a full pardon for and restoration of property to all engaged in the rebellion with the exception of the highest Confederate officials and military leaders.
The second part of the plan will allow for a new state government to be formed when 10 percent of the eligible voters had taken an oath of allegiance to the United States.
Third, the Southern states admitted in this fashion were encouraged to enact plans to deal with the freed slaves so long as their freedom was not compromised.
Part of the plan will offer a general amnesty to all who would take an oath of future loyalty. Except for high-ranking Confederate officials or any wealthy white Southerner to petition the president personally for individual pardons.
In order to be readmitted, a state would have to ratify the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery, and repudiate Confederate war debts.
After the Union was victorious in the civil war two presidents gave there reconstruction ideas. Lincoln sharing his reconstruction plan about the South. After Lincoln was assassinated Andrew Johnson shared his reconstruction plan about the South.