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Florida State University
AMH 2020
Tarah Luke

American History Post Reconstruction Chapter 16Emancipation the act of freeing from slavery or bondage o Goal shared by slaves and abolitionists alike that occurred with the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment in 1865 New Southvision of the South promoted after the Civil War by Henry Grady who urged the South to abandon its independence on agriculture and use its cheap labor and natural resources to compete with northern industryo Many northerners invested in the New South industries such as textiles cotton and railroads Reconstruction plan Abraham Lincoln felt that it was an executive responsibilityit was imperative that the plan focused on national unity by the means of a quick forgiving political reconciliation o Plan did not guarantee black rights The former slaves were only guaranteed the right to not be slaveo Gave a speech on March 4 1865 second inaugural speech he aimed his plan strictly at ending the war and slavery Reconstruction plan Congress felt that it was completely its jurisdictionmore concerned with the white loyalty and an assurance of black rights o Wouldnt allow representatives from Lincoln states to sit in Congress if his state did not agree to acknowledge the new freedoms of the blacksProclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction issued in December 1863 by Lincoln proposed a full pardon to rebels willing to renounce secession and to attempt emancipation o Pardons were valuable because it returned all lost property excluding slaves and full political rights Reconstruction plan Andrew Johnson stressed reconciliation between the Union and the Confederacy and a rapid reconciliation between the two He then went as far as pardoning exConfederates and returning their previously owned land despite that it was sometimes owned by the Freedmens Bureaufavored states rights
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