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History 2.29.16 Reconstruction and the New South The Challenge of the Postwar South Reconstruction Redemption What is the “New South” The Emergence of Jim Crow The Challenge of the Postwar South The North boomed after the war. The South was left in rubble after the war. People are poor and their homes are destroyed. Reconstruction Lincoln’s Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction takes a moderate approach to dealing with the defeated South. Andrew Johnson takes control of Reconstruction policy after Lincoln. “He is obstinate without being firm, selfopinionated without being capable of systemic thinking, combative and pugnacious without being courageous…He is always worse than you expect.” – A Republican foe of Johnson The Military Reconstruction Act (1867) was passed by radical Republicans in Congress who thought that Johnson was too lenient to former Confederates. What does the radical Reconstruction achieve? Passage of the 13 amendment th Passage of the 14 amendment Passage of the 15 amendment What is the New South? The New South went handinhand with the myth of the Lost Cause After Reconstruction white Democrats in the South sought to roll back the rights that freed people had gained through. 1. Violence 2. Disenfranchisement 3. Segregation The Emergence of Jim Crow Plessy vs. Ferguson (1896) paves the way for segregation through the doctrine of “separate, but equal”
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