The Reconstruction era 1865-1877

heal the nathion

explanation of the reconstruction

the process that the federal government used to readmit the southern states back into the union

presidential vs congress reconsecration plan

presidential reconsecration (Lincoln and Johnson plan)

required the south to ratify the 13th amendment

10% of voters where required to take loyalty oath to the union

lenient and speedy reconstitution...

congressional reconstruction plan

divided southern states military districts

requited 13th 14th 15th amendments to be ratified

majority of the voters must take a loyalty oath to the constitution

federal troops were sent to the south

states had to rewrite there constitution and have them approved by congress

SenatorHiram Rhodes revelers

he was the first African American to be elected into the senate.He said all the African American men can vote

Reconsecration amendments