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Reconstruction Vocab Vocab for Reconstruction Chapter

Term Definition
Reconstruction the rebuilding and return of the south once the Civil War has ended
Ten % Plan President Lincoln's proposed Reconstruction plan, in which a southern state could be readmitted to the U.S once 10% of its citizens swore an oath of loyalty to the gov.
Radical Republicans the majority of Congress who opposed the Ten % Percent Plan, and wanted harsher punishment of southerners.
Amnesty an official pardon (or forgiveness)
13th amendment approved by Congress in 1865, it outlawed slavery anywhere in the nation
Freedmen's Bureau a gov't agency created and funded by Congress to the address the immediate needs of former slaves (edu., job training, etc.)

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