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Johnson reconstruction plan

Offered amnesty upon an oath to the union EXCPET confederate civilian and military's officers and those w/ property over 20,000

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Fords theater

Theater where Lincoln was killed

3

15th amendment

Right to vote

4

Poll tax

Had to pay to vote

5

Wade Davis bill

Required 50% of the # of 1860 voters to take an iron clad oath of allegiance

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Lincoln's plan

10% of white voters from the south had to give an oath of loyalty to the union. Planned to ban slavery

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Black codes

Allowed slavery to be reinstitute in the south

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13th amendment

Ended slavery

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14th amendment

Provide a constitutional guarantee of the rights and security of freed ppl

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Carpetbaggers

a political candidate who seeks election in an area where they have no local connections.

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Radical reconstruction plan

South states would be punished for denying the right to vote to black citizens kl

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Civil rights act

Prohibited discrimination in jury selection

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Freeman's burea

Burea of refuges ,freedman, abandoned lands

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Reconstruction acts

Military reconstruction act

Command of the army act

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Military reconstruction act

Restart reconstruction in the 10 south states that refused 2 ratify the 14th amendment

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Command of the army act

President must issue all reconstruction orders through the commander of the military