The start of reuniting the Union and the South together was started by Lincoln’s Ten percent plan, which proposed to the South that if 10 percent of the 1860 vote count from that state had taken an oath of allegiance to the U.S. and pledged to abide by emancipation, then that state can be reintegrated into the Union. People in the North began to move down South to support the Union over there, such as northerns called carpetbaggers and southerns who were already there that supported Union known as scalawags, they organized to create constitutional conventions. They created new state constitutions to set new directions for southern states. Also educated blacks moved down to support the uneducated slaved blacks, and the natural leaders that stepped up, white or black, were elected to represent them in constitutional conventions.
There was a lot of success during the Reconstruction era such as The reunification of the Union, this separation lasted 4 years, and Reconstruction had... [continues]
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