Abraham Lincoln's Reconstruction Plan

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First of all, the problem with bringing the South and the North together is that they should’ve taken one issue at a time. They were juggling between the issue of slavery, economic problems, and state power. It was too much at the same time and was asking things to clash. They didn’t make sure that both of the issues weren’t addressed fairly either. My Reconstruction Plan is to start diminutive than to shove the southerners at full force. What I would keep is Abraham Lincoln’s plan and built my way up. Even though it did not solve the problem head-on, he started small. Abraham Lincoln started with the 13th amendment (abolish slavery) and moved with the 10% plan to test the confederates’ loyalty to the country. Instead of banning them (which

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