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|Once Southern states passed this, they could come back to the Union.
|Gave freed slaves citizenship rights
|State could not rejoin the Union unless they approved it
|Tennessee was the first one to approve it(only one willingly.
|Gave all citizen the right to vote
|Georgia readmitted to the Union in July 1870
|Wanted the North and South to reconcile (get back together)
|1/10 of the people in that state who had voted in the 1860 election had to take an oath to obey the Constitution
|Set up a new government
|Said it was need to abolish slavery - 13th Amendment to be readmitted
|After Lincoln’s assassination, he was committed to Lincoln’s plan
|Once 13th amendment was passed states could reenter the Union
|Radical Republican favored harsher punishments
|Required to pass 14 Amendment - GA refused and was placed under the authority of Congress