Reconstruction (1865-1877), USA History ...

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US History: Reconstruction (1865-1877) Andrew Johnson Seventeenth President 1865-69 Throughout the summer of 1865 Johnson had proceeded to carry out Lincoln`s reconstruction program, with minor modifications. By presidential proclamation he appointed a governor for each of the seceded states and freely restored political rights to large numbers of southern citizens through use of the presidential pardoning power. In due time conventions were held in each of the former Confederate states to repeal the ordinances of secession, repudiate the war debt, and draft new state constitutions. Eventually the people of each state elected a governor and a state legislature, and when the legislature of a state ratified the Thirteenth Amendment, the new state government was recognized and the state was ...

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