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At the end of the Civil War. It was the position of the Union that the states did not have the right to secede. The dates on which the 11 seceding states were again granted representation in Congress (Missouri and Kentucky did not formally secede.) :
- Tennessee : July 24, 1866
- Arkansas : June 22, 1868
- Florida : June 25, 1868
- North Carolina : July 4, 1868
- Louisiana : July 9, 1868
- South Carolina : July 9, 1868
- Alabama : July 13, 1868
- Georgia : July 21, 1868
- Virginia : January 26, 1870
- Mississippi : February 23, 1870
- Texas : March 30, 1870
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Tennessee was the last state to leave the Union and join the Confederacy at the outbreak of the U.S. Civil War in 1861, and the first confederate state to be readmitted to th…e Union at the end of the war. Nebraska became the 37th state in 1867, shortly after the American Civil War.
The former Confederate States were readmitted to the Union in various years after the end of the Civil War. In order to rejoin the United States, the southern states had to fo…llow certain guidelines and ratify the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the Constitution. To learn more about this, you may refer to http://www.sparknotes.com/testprep/books/sat2/history/chapter11section3.rhtml. The actual order and years the states were formally admitted into the Union again are as follows:. Tennessee July 24. 1866. Arkansas June 22, 1868. Louisiana, Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina June 25, 1868. Alabama July 14, 1868. Virginia January 26, 1870. Mississippi February 23, 1870. Texas March 30, 1870. Georgia July 15, 1870. Dates and order taken from http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/reconstruction/states/sf_timeline.html and http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/reconstruction/states/sf_timeline2.html
After the conclusion of the Civil War, former Confederate states rejoined the Union through a gradual political process established in tandem by the U.S. President and Con…gress. Fundamentally, each state was required to submit to military-led (though temporary) governing by Northern administration as part of the Reconstruction effort. Additionally, each state was required to ratify through democratic process the three "reconstruction" amendments to the Constitution, the 13th, 14th, and 15th.
Texas was the last Confederate state to regain Congressional representation after the Civil War, on March 30, 1870. However, Georgia actually rejoined twice, because the Congr…ess did not approve of the operation of the state government. The second resumption of representation came on July 15, 1870, and so Georgia is often considered the last.
Nebraska- In 1867 it was the 37th state to join the Union.
March - July 1897, under what are known as the First, Second, and Third Reconstruction Acts, Martial Law was imposed on the former Confederate States until they petition for r…e-admission: To be readmitted the States in rebellion were required to 1). Hold Constitutional Conventions including black delegates 2). Write new State Constitutions acceptable to the Congress 3). Ratify the 14th Amendment, the 13th was not at issue as it was ratified December 18, 1865 It is interesting to note, the above Acts as well as a Civil Rights Bill in 1866 were all passed by the Congress over the veto of President Andrew Johnson.
Within the Reconstruction Acts that Congress passed in 1867, it outlines a process for 10 Southern states that still had not rejoined the Union. Election boards in each stat…e would register as voters, all adult black males and all qualified adult white males. The voters would elect a convention, which would adopt a new state constitution. The voters would then elect a governor, and state legislature. Finally, the state had to ratify the 14th Amendment. After all these things had been done, the state would officially rejoin the Union.
Yes, they lost the war and were conquered militarily so they could not leave the Union. Therefore they had to rejoin. But before they could regain the full powers of a member …state in the union, congress required that the ratify the 14th Amendment to the constitution, guarantee the vote to black males, and prevent former high Confederate officials from serving in state government.
I think it is because A.Lincoln wanted to unite the country.It was his dream actually.In addition it was good for our country.
Lincoln maybe, don't know of anybody else.
Ten Slave States rejoined the Union between 1867 to 1870, after having been grouped into five military districts, each ruled by a military governor who imposed them to amend t…heir State Constitution so as conform to the US Constitution, including the 14th Amendment. Only Tennessee had already been readmitted in 1866 because of its large part of strongly Unionist populace.
Under the Congressional plan, martial law was invoked and the South divided into five military districts. The states would have to rewrite their constitutions to disqualify fo…rmer Confederate officials from office and guarantee black males the right to vote. Additionally, they had to ratify the 14th Amendment. The registration of voters was to be overseen by the military governors.
What became a point of conflict during Reconstruction whether or not Confederate states should rejoin the Union whether or not to rebuild the South who would be in charge of f?
One of the major point of conflict during the Reconstruction was that of the electoral rights of blacks. Almost all white Southerners were determined to prevent them from obta…ining decisive electoral power of even any power at all. Andrew Johnson's more or less open attitude to back his white countrymen led the President and the Congress to get at loggerheads. When the Fourteenth Amendment was promulgated by the Congress, Johnson urged the Southern States not to ratify it, if it were to become law. That was of no avails, because the amendment became law. But the Congress was so outraged for the presidential opposition that in March 1867 it passed the Reconstruction Act, which was a diktat imposing to the South its version of the postwar settlement. The former Confederate States ,short of Tennessee, were grouped into five military districts, each ruled by a military governor. The states have to set up conventions in order to amend their Constitution so as to conform with the Constitution of the United States, including the Fourteenth Amendment. After carrying out these stages, the states could be readmitted to the Union and to be represented in the Congress.