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12 Cards in this Set

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Lincoln's 10% Plan
When 10% of a state's 1860 voters had pledged loyalty to the union, the state would be restored to the union, provided that it abolished slavery.

[Confederate States Rebuffed Offer]
Wade-Davis Bill (July 2, 1864)
Laid down, as conditions for the restoration of rebellious states to the union, an oath of allegiance by majority of each state's adult white men, new state govts formed only by those who had never carried arms against the union, and permanent disfranchisement of Confederate leaders.

[pocket vetoed by Lincoln]
Black Codes
designed to drive former slaves back to plantations
13th amendment (Jan 1865)
Prohibited Slavery
Civil Rights Act of 1866
Defined citizenship rights of freedom. Authorized federal authorities to bring suit against those who violated those rights.
14th amendment (June 1866)
Established national citizenship for person born or naturalized in the US. Prohibited states from depriving citizens of their civil rights or equal protection under the law. Reduced state representation in House of Rep by the percentage of adult male citizens denied the vote.
Reconstruction Act of 1867
Divided South into five military districts, each under command of union general. Est requirements of ex-Confederate states to the union
Tenure of Office Act (1867)
Required Senate consent for removal of any federal official whose appt had required senate confirmation
15th amendment
forbade states to deny citizens right to vote on grounds of race, color, or previous condition of servitude
Ku Klux Klan Act (1871)
Authorized the prez to use federal prosecutions and military force to suppress conspiracies to deprice citizens of the rt to vote and enjoy equal protection of the law
southern white republicans
whites who had come from the north to the south after reconstruction