Reconstruction Acts of 1867-1868

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Nearly two years following the end of the Civil War, Congress finally forged a complete plan for reconstruction. Three measures were passed in 1867 as well as additional legislation the following year. The measures' main points included:

Johnsonís vetoes of these measures were overridden by Congress, repeating a familiar pattern.

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