Flashcards in Chapter 10 Section 1 Deck (39):
After the Civil War the president and Congress grappled with the difficult task of what?
Lincoln wanted a what kind of policy that would reconcile Southerners
Did Lincoln want to punish the Southerners for treason?
Lincoln offered a general what to all Southerners who took oath of loyalty to the US and accpeted the unions proclamation concerning slavery.
Who strongly opposed Lincoln's plan?
Radical Republicans wanted to prevent the leaders of what group from returning to power?
Radical Republicans wanted the federal government to help African Americans achieve political equality by guaranteeing their right to what in the South?
Which group thought Lincoln was too lenient?
Which group thought Lincoln wasn't going far enough?
The Moderates and Radicals combined to form what plan?
Congress passed the Wade-Davis Plan but LIncoln did what to it?
Pocket Veto-ed it
As Sherman marched through Georgia thousand of African Americans known as ???
The refugee crises prompted Congress to establish the what?
Bureau of Refugees
Bureau of Refugees,Freedman, and Abandoned Lands are better known as
Who was Lincoln's vice president?
In the summer of 1865, Johnson initiated the what?
The new southern legislature passed a series of laws known as what?
The republicans created a Joint committee on what?
In an effort to override the Black Codes Congress passed the what?
Civil Rights Act
What did the Civil Rights Act do?
granted citizenship to all persons born in the U.S. except Native Americans
Civil Rights Act gave the what government the power to sue people who violated it?
worried that the supreme court might overturn the Civil Rights Act the Republicans then introduced the what?
In March 1867 congressional Republicans passed the.....
Military Reconstruction Act
The Military Reconstruction Act, divided the confederacy, except for Tennessee, into how many districts
By the end of 1868 how many former confederate states had been admitted back into the union
Congress passed what two Acts in order to prevent Johnson from bypassing Grant of firing Stanton
Command of the Army Act and Tenure of Office Act
challengeing the Tenure of Office Act, Johnson fired who?
The house voted to do what to Johnson
Congress then passed what Amendement?
When a president lets a session of Congress expire without signing a piece of legislation
law that severely limited the rights of African Americans
granted citizenship to all person born in the United States except Native Americans
Civil Rights Act of 1866
Required Senate approval for removal of government officials
Tenure of Office Act
given task of feeding and clothing war refugees in the South, amoung other good works
The south would not be able to maintain its agricultural output until it developed a new system to replave what
Which group would not be allowed to vote or hold elective office under the provisions of the Wade-Davis Bill
The actions of the Freedmans Bureau helped to prevent what
President Johnson proclaimed that each former confederate state had to call a constitutional convention to revoke its ordinance of secession and ratify the