Opposing The Presidential Reconstruction Was Led By Andrew Johnson

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The Presidential reconstruction was led by Andrew Johnson. Johnson had planned to go easy on the south and let each southern state decide their own plans for reentering the Union. Also, Johnson did not believe that African-Americans could manage their own lives and he let southern states pass black codes which restricted the African-American’s rights. With that being said he also did not believe African-Americans should have the right to vote, Johnson’s reconstruction plan allowed southern states to take away all rights for African-Americans. Opposing the Presidential reconstruction was the Radical Reconstruction. The Radical Reconstruction was run by the Republicans from the north, who believed that African-Americans deserved the same political

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