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Contents About Primary Sources Introduction: Division and Reunion Chapter 1 To Restore the Union A Traveler Describes the Devastated South President Lincoln Offers the Ten-Percent Plan Radical Republicans Propose a Stricter Policy Congress Passes the Thirteenth Amendment Lincoln Promises ¿Charity for All¿ Frederick Douglass Explains ¿What the Black Man Wants¿ A Freedmen¿s Convention Appeals to Congress President Johnson Reviews His Policies The Black Codes Restrict Freedmen¿s Rights Chapter 2 The Freedmen¿s Bureau Congress Establishes the Freedmen¿s Bureau An Official Finds ¿Confusion¿ in North Carolina A Tennessee Official Reports on ¿Outrages¿ The Case of ¿Freedman Dan¿ Nine-Year-Old Harriet Norwood Is Apprenticed A Northern Teacher Founds a Freedmen¿s School A Southerner Advises, ¿Leave the People to Themselves¿ A Cartoonist Honors the Freedmen¿s Bureau Chapter 3 Congress versus the President Thaddeus Stevens Advocates Social Revolution The Civil Rights Act Combats the Black Codes Harper¿s Weekly Asks, ¿Why Not Call Them Citizens?¿ The Fourteenth Amendment Protects Civil Rights Congress Places the South under Military Rule President Johnson Opposes the Reconstruction Acts Congress Impeaches the President Senator Sumner Calls for Johnson¿s Removal The Fifteenth Amendment Gives Black Men the Vote Chapter 4 The Radicals Take Charge A Black Congressman Defends His Right to Hold Office A Northerner Becomes a ¿Carpetbagger¿ Thomas Nast Draws a Carpetbagger Booker T. Washington Gets an Education The Civil Rights Act of 1875 Prohibits Discrimination John R. Lynch Denounces Segregation Chapter 5 The End of Reconstruction The ¿Good Old Rebel¿: An Anti-Reconstruction Song A Grand Jury Reports on the Ku Klux Klan Mississippi Democrats Steal an Election Rutherford B. Hayes Approves the Compromise of 1877 The Supreme Court Overturns the Civil Rights Act of 1875 Black Sharecroppers Work Like Slaves Time Line Glossary To Find Out More Index
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Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Juvenile literature.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.