Reconstruction

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Reconstruction by Mind Map: Reconstruction

1. He violated the Tenure of Office Act which was a law that you couldn't remove certain things without permission from the Senate.

2. Lincoln's Plan

2.1. 10% Plan

2.1.1. Southern State can be readmitted into the union once 10% of voters swore an oath of allegiance to the union

2.1.1.1. Lincoln believes south never seceded. His plan was based on forgiveness.

2.1.1.1.1. Issued the Proclamation of Amnesty to reunite the U.S.

3. Reconstruction Amendments

3.1. 13th Amendment- abolished slavery involuntary servitude which is a term for laboring against the persons will to benefit another

3.1.1. 14th Amendment- granted citizenship to all people born on naturalized in the U.S. "Equal Protection of the Laws"

3.1.1.1. 15th Amendment- prohibits the federal government and each state from denying citizen the right to vote based on the citizens race or color

4. Radical Reconstruction

4.1. Believed blacks were able to have the same political rights and opportunities as whites

4.1.1. Also believed Confederate leaders should be punished for their roles in the Civil War

5. Impeachment of Johnson

6. Conflict between Johnson and Congress

6.1. A clash between the Congress and Johnson

6.1.1. It was to override the presidential veto and pass both bills.

7. Johnson's Plan

7.1. Gave South a free hand in transitioning from slavery to freedom.

7.1.1. Southerners created new governments after the civil war found the nation without a settled reconstruction policy.

8. Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant

8.1. Commanded the victorious Union army during the American Civil War 1861-1865

8.1.1. Served as the 18th U.S. President from 1869 to 1877

8.1.1.1. He was an aggressive and determined leader. Was given command of all the U.S. armies. After the war he became a national hero and the republicans nominated him for president in 1868.