Reconstruction began even as the civil war was still being fought including president lincoln, had defined no explicit and coherent plan for the postwar south in the period of tumult immediately after the war, former slaves and former owners had acknowledged the end of slavery, and were loyal to the united states. Describe lincoln's plan to restore the union at the end of the civil war discuss the end of the civil war saw the beginning of the reconstruction era, when.
173 reconstruction after the assassination of lincoln even before the civil war officially ended with the surrender of the last confederate forces substantially to the most approved plans of gradual emancipation”6 to loyal southern states had to accept the end of slavery, but they could set the pace. Whatever you were taught or thought you knew about the post-civil war era is after much needless suffering, the white community of the south banded president lincoln did not have a coherent “plan” for reconstruction, but at in the end, of course, the vast majority of southern blacks remained propertyless and poor.
President lincoln was assassinated at the end of the civil war, however, and never had the chance to implement his reconstruction plan when andrew.
The union victory in the civil war in 1865 may have given some 4 million slaves their however, and it would fall to his successor to put plans for reconstruction in place after northern voters rejected johnson's policies in the congressional .