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The
American civil war was fought over two reasons that were, the uncompromising
differences between the state that were free and the slave state. The second issue
was, over the power of the national government that wanted to abolish slavery
thought out the US. These issues caused for the reconstruction, that had began
before the Civil War had ended. In December 1863, president Abraham Lincoln
issued the proclamation of amnesty and reconstruction; this was one of the most
divide issues in American history. The reconstruction stated the southern
states to rejoin the Union if at least 10 percent of those who had voted
in the 1860 election of 1860 would take an oath of allegiance to the Union and
accepts emancipation. This became known as the 10 percent bill.  However not all congressmen liked the 10
percent bill that was proposed by Lincoln, the Radical Republicans proposed the
Wade/ Davis Plans that passed in July 1864. 
This bill states that a military governor would rule each former
Confederate state, and half of the eligible voters took an oath of allegiance
to the Union. In addition, delegate could be elected to a state convention that
would repeal secession and abolish slavery. But to qualify as a voter or a
delegate, a southerner would have to take a second, “ironclad” oath swearing
that he had never voluntarily supported the confederacy. Lincoln at the end
pocket-vetoed the wade Davis Bill. 
Shortly after, Lincoln was assassinated and President Andrew Johnson
took over.

            Andrew
Johnson seemed a likely ally for the Radicals; he was the only southern senator
to remain in congress when his state seceded. During the time Andrew Johnson’s
presidency he had his own political agenda” he announced a program to bring the
seven states that still did not have reconstruction governments back into the
Union. The States would need to take an oath of allegiance and would receive a
pardon. All their property would be restored except for slaves, and ratify the
Thirteenth Amendment. Unfortunately Johnson was loosing supporters, due to all his unexpected
change. He vetoed the Civil Rights Act of 1866, which was the bill that made
blacks United States citizens and authorized federal intervention in the states
to ensure black rights in court. Johnson’s also vetoed the Supplementary
Freedmen’s Bureau act. Both of these acts were over ridden by congress. Johnson
rejected both acts because he felt that it would, favor the colored, and not the
white. He continues to loose supporters when he veto’s other bills such as, The
Reconstruction Acts, Army Appropriations Act, and the Tenure of Office Act.

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