Abraham Lincoln's Radical Reconstruction

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Abraham Lincoln set out with a plan for Radical Reconstruction after the Civil War, but he was murdered 3 days after his about it. Which meant Andrew Jackson would have to carry out he Reconstruction. Of course he didn’t quite agree with some of Lincoln’s ideas, so he formed his own plans. His plans were very lenient because they allowed the South free reign to rebuild. This is when the black codes came into play. The South designed codes to restrict African American free lives styles. These codes angered Northerners and they even refused to seat Congressmen and senators from the South. Congress began taking a hold of the Radical Reconstruction reigns. They passed the Reconstruction act of 1867 which forced all southern states to ratify the

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