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17 1 rebuilding the south

  1. 1. CHAPTER 17:Reconstruction Section 1:Rebuilding the South
  2. 2. VOCABULARY Amnesty: An official pardon
  3. 3. RECONSTRUCTION Reconstruction was the process ofreadmitting the Southern states intothe Union – 1865-1877 • Different ideas on how to do this
  4. 4. DAMAGED SOUTH Cities ruined
  5. 5. Richmondafter the War
  6. 6. Southern Factoriesafter the War
  7. 7. DAMAGED SOUTH People jobless
  8. 8. DAMAGED SOUTH Confederate money worthless
  9. 9. LINCOLN’S PLAN Lincoln’s Ten Percent Plan offeredamnesty to all Southerners • Must swear an oath of loyalty to the U.S. • Must agree slavery was illegal
  10. 10. LINCOLN’S PLAN When 10% of a state’s populationswore the oath, the state could bereadmitted to the Union
  11. 11. LINCOLN’S PLAN Very lenient plan
  12. 12. WADE-DAVIS BILL Congress disagreed The Wade-Davis Bill called for: • Each state to formally outlaw slavery • Majority of people to take the oath • No Confederate soldiers could hold office or vote Much stricter plan
  13. 13. FREEDOM FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS 13th Amendment – Made slaveryillegal in 1865
  14. 14. FREEDOM FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS Freedpeople were poor, jobless,uneducated, nowhere to go
  15. 15. Many FreedpeopleMoved to the Cities
  16. 16. “40 Acres and a Mule”
  17. 17. FREEDMEN’S BUREAU Congress established theFreedmen’s Bureau • Agency that provided relief and established schools for freedpeople
  18. 18. A Freedmen’s Bureau School
  19. 19. LINCOLN’S ASSASSINATION April 14 th,1865 – Lincolnattended a play at Ford’s Theatre
  20. 20. Inside Ford’s Theatre
  21. 21. LINCOLN’S ASSASSINATION John Wilkes Booth shot Lincoln
  22. 22. The Assassination of Lincoln
  23. 23. “Sic semper tyrannis!”
  24. 24. LINCOLN’S ASSASSINATION Vice PresidentAndrew Johnson issworn is asPresident

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