Compare And Contrast How Did Lincoln And Johnson Approach Reconstruction

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How did Lincoln and Johnson approach Reconstruction differently? Lincoln and Johnson both supported the Ten Percent Plan .However, Johnson lacked Lincoln's moral sense and political judgement. He was a War Democrat who disagreed with the Republicans. The South would rejoin the Union on his terms.But, Johnson, who had long talked down against southern planters, allied himself with ex-Confederate leaders, forgiving them when they appealed for pardons. This delighted southerners, but disgusted northerners and freed-men who called him "a traitor to the loyal people of the Union." 2. Why did sharecropping emerge and how did it affect freedpeople and the southern economy? Sharecropping emerged when newly freed African-Americans became wage-workers.

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