Why did congress reject Lincoln's reconstruction plan?
because there were no slaves involved
Reconstruction did not occur during the Civil War. Reconstruction was after the terrible destruction of the war. And reconstruction was not entirely successful, despite what that chapter in the history book tells you. Reconstruction first started with lincolns plan. It failed. Congress then tried a plan, but Lincoln pocket vetoed it. Johnston then tried a plan, but failed, then congress came up with a new plan and suceeded.
What rival plan proposed by congress to president Abraham Lincoln's reconstruction plan was the was it the rival bill fifteenth amendment wade-Davis bill or the freedmen's bureau?
A radical group of republicans in Congress who wanted revenge on the South. Lincoln was assassinated before his ideas regarding reconstruction could be developed. Andrew Johnson who was his successor, was threatened with impeachment and thwarted by the radicals for agreeing with Lincoln that the Southern states should be forgiven and pardoned to reunite all the states as quickly as possible.
How was President Johnson's reconstruction plan similar and different from President Lincolns ten percent plan?
How had Lincoln hoped to accomplish Reconstruction and what modifications did Johnson make to Lincolns original plan?
They believed that his reconstruction plan, the 10% Plan, was too lenient on the former Confederate States. His plan concluded that only 10% of a state's population had to pledge allegiance with the U.S. to gain statehood again. They believed that the Freedmen population, who would gain their right to vote, would fill the 10% needed to gain statehood and the original seceders would not be the ones pledging.