Freedmans Bureau Views
North- Many former northern abolistionist risked their lives to help southern freedmens, called carpetbaggers which southerners called them.
South- plenty to eat and nothing to do.
The three Civil Rights Amendments
-The 13th amendment was Ratified in December 1865, this amendment abolished slavery.
-14th amendment, this amendment provided a constitutional guarantee of the rights and security of freed people denying the rights to vote to black citizens.
-Finally the 15th amendment, this amendment guranteed federal vote for anyone doesnt matter what race they were. the 15th amendment didnt make it so women could vote.
Plans for Reconstruction
President Lincoln had the 10% plan proclomation of amnesty on reconstruction. December 8, 1863 Replace majority rule with loyal rule. Didint consult congress regaurding reconstruction. Requiered 50% of number 1860 voters to take and Iron clad oath of alligence. Reauired a state constitutional convetion before elecction of state offially. He forgave all but the highest ranking military and civilian confederate officers.
Congress/ Radical Republicans
Southern states would be punished for denying the right to vote to black citizens.
Radicals plan for readmission was cival authourities in the territorries where subject to military super vision. 50% of 1860 voters take an oath of allegiance.