Lincoln Plans for Reconstruction

President Abraham Lincoln

In December 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issues his Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction, which established provisions by which ex-Confederates could apply for pardons, and the governments of seceded states could be restored to the Union.

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