The South in the Reconstruction Era
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This paper gives some definitions and answers some questions about the South during reconstruction and the abolition of slavery. The apper discusses the Wade-Davis bill, Black codes and black rights and the rise of white supremacy.
From the Paper:"The Wade-Davis Bill was a plan for Reconstruction requiring half the white adult males to take an oath of allegiance before drafting a new state constitution and restricted political power tot he hard-core Unionists. The black codes gave African Americans some rights they had not had as slaves; legalizing marriages from slavery, allowing blacks to hold and sell property, and to sue and be sued in state courts. The Radicals said that impeachment applied to political offenses as well..."
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