Introduction to "The Reconstruction Convention Simulation".

The cast of characters attending the convention.

The readings for your paper listed by belief.

The Simulation - What you have to do!

Use the links above to navigate this simulation.

 
The Readings Listed by Belief
The links below will take you to individual pages (one for each belief) containing the readings for each of the eight beliefs.  For your convenience the beliefs have been defined and included with the links below.

Testing the Question
Harper's Weekly
November 11, 1865

Belief 1:
It should be relatively easy for the South to be readmitted into the Union and for former Confederate officials, officers and soldiers to receive pardons.
Belief 2:
It should be difficult for the former Southern states to gain readmission to the Union and for former Confederate officials, officers and soldiers to secure a pardon.
Belief 3:
Freedmen and free blacks should receive substantial political, economic and social rights.
Belief 4:
Freedmen and free blacks should receive few if any political, economic and social rights.
Belief 5:
Congress should control Reconstruction.
Belief 6:
The President should control Reconstruction.
Belief 7:
Reconstruction should be organized and implemented on a national level.
Belief 8:
Reconstruction should be organized and implemented on a state level.
 

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