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Secession - The orginal 7
SC, TX, GA, AL, FL, MS, LA
The first captial - CSA
Montgomery Alabama
Last attempts at compromise
Crittendon Proposals, VA Peace Convention
Opening shots April 12, 1861
Fort Sumter
Lincoln Calls for 75,000 Volunteers
VA, AR, NC, TN Join Condederacy
Loyal Slave States
DE, MD, KY, MO
Advantages of the North
Greater Population, Industrial base, superior Resources
Advantages of the South
Cotton, Superior Military Leaders
Gradual Compensated emancipation
Lincoln's original idea for emancipation
Emancipation Proclamation September 22, 1862
Slaves freed in states in rebellion as of 1/1/63
Union financing of the war
National Bank Act of 1863, Taxing, Borrowing, Legal Tender "Greenbacks"
Confederate financing of the war
Taxes, Bond Issues, Paper Money
Total Casualties (Deaths)
Over 600,000
Casualties in all other US Wars (Deaths)
Less than 600,000
Lee Surrenders to grant
Appomattox Court House, 4/9/65
Lincoln Assassinated
April 15 1865
Lincoln's 10% Plan
Restored a seceded state upon request of 10 of 1860 Voters
Lincoln's Provisional Governments restored
VA, LA, AR, TN
Wade Davis Bill
Restored a state upon request of majority of voters - Lincoln gave it a pocket veto
Johnson Reconstruction policy
General Amnesty to all except ex-confederates and rebels whose wealth exceeded $20,000; must swear allegiance to US and ratify 13th amendment
Johnson Governments
NC, MS, GA, TX, AL, SC, FL
Congress refuses to seat Johnson Governments
Failure of Lincoln Johnson Presidential reconstruction
Thadeus Stevens, Charles Sumner; Ben Wade (Radical Republican Reconstruction)
Radical Republican Leaders
Joint Committee on Reconstruction
Proposes Radical Reconstruction Measures, Including the 14th Amendment
Freedman's Bureau
Established to protect rights of freed slaves
Civil Rights Act of 1866
Confers citizenship and legal equality
Command of the Army Act
Divides south into 5 military districts
Tenure of office act
Forbade president to dismiss cabinet officers without senate approval
Johnson impeached for "High crimes and misdemeanors" Chiefly for violation of the Tenure of Office Act of 1867
Senate failed to convict and remove from office