Compare and contrast Lincoln’s Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction, Johnson’s Reconstruction Plan, and Congress’s Joint Committee on Reconstruction.
3. Summarize the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments. Why are they important?
4. What services did the Freedmen’s Bureau offer to Southerners, and why were these services so crucial at this particular time?
5. What were black codes? How were they restrictive?
6. Why did people want President Andrew Johnson impeached? Why was he not?