||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.
||the majority of Congress who opposed the Ten % Percent Plan, and wanted harsher punishment of southerners.
||an official pardon (or forgiveness)
||approved by Congress in 1865, it outlawed slavery anywhere in the nation
||a gov't agency created and funded by Congress to the address the immediate needs of former slaves (edu., job training, etc.)