Made by Abraham Lincoln in 1863 for the purpose of banning slavery in all of the 10 rebel states. Did nothing to ban slavery in the union. Was basically a war goal. Said that all freed people could fight in a war.
16th President 1861-1865 Republican
**President during reconstruction "How to Heal a Nation"
** Wrote, Emancipation Proclamation, 2nd Inaugural, and Oath of Allgiance
Years of Reconstruction
reconstruction after civil war
period of rebuilding after the civil war
- Only southern senator to remain loyal to the Union during the Civil War
- His determination to block radical reconstruction stepped up after 1867. - Firing of Secretary of War Edwin Stanton which then led to Tenure of Office Act so the president can't fire a cabinet member