Reconstruction

By: Madison Smith

Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson became president after Abraham Lincoln assassination. Johnson was the first president to be impeached Gave the South a free hand in regulating the transition from slavery to freedom and offered no role to blacks in the politics of the South.

Freedman’s Bureau

Was a system that was set up to help freed slaves and poor white men with clothes, education, and food. It was established on March 3 1865, was initiated by President Abraham Lincoln and was intended to last for one year after the end of the Civil War.