Please get your    books
Wearefree
Early stages•The Civil War had originally been fought over the issue of states’ rights, but January 1, 1863 changed all of...
Early stages• On January  1, 1863, President Lincoln’s  Emancipation  Proclamation became the  law throughout the  Confede...
Early stages• The process that the  Emancipation Proclamation  started was finally  completed in  December, 1865, when the...
Early stages• This amendment said that  “Neither slavery nor  involuntary  servitude, except as  punishment for a  crime…s...
assistance•Unfortunately for those newly freed slaves, many of them had no idea what to do with their new found freedom.
assistance• The Lincoln administration  , who started the  amendment process in  February, 1865, in response  to these nee...
assistance• It gave out clothing, medical  supplies, and millions of  meals to both African  Americans and whites, and  ga...
assistance•Unfortunately for many freedmen, the bureau lacked strong support in Congress and was pretty much torn apart by...
Open your books to page 426 and      fill in the worksheet:
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Presidential plans for reconstruction cp

  1. 1. Please get your books
  2. 2. Wearefree
  3. 3. Early stages•The Civil War had originally been fought over the issue of states’ rights, but January 1, 1863 changed all of that.
  4. 4. Early stages• On January 1, 1863, President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation became the law throughout the Confederacy, not the Union
  5. 5. Early stages• The process that the Emancipation Proclamation started was finally completed in December, 1865, when the Thirteenth Amendment was ratified by the states.
  6. 6. Early stages• This amendment said that “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime…shall exist within the United States.”
  7. 7. assistance•Unfortunately for those newly freed slaves, many of them had no idea what to do with their new found freedom.
  8. 8. assistance• The Lincoln administration , who started the amendment process in February, 1865, in response to these needs organized the Freedman’s Bureau, the first major federal relief
  9. 9. assistance• It gave out clothing, medical supplies, and millions of meals to both African Americans and whites, and gave many freedmen their first taste of education.
  10. 10. assistance•Unfortunately for many freedmen, the bureau lacked strong support in Congress and was pretty much torn apart by 1869.
  11. 11. Open your books to page 426 and fill in the worksheet:

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