Introduction to "The Reconstruction Convention Simulation".

The cast of characters attending the convention.

The readings for your paper listed by belief.

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Bill George
Easy on South, Blacks rights, President Rec., National
Bill George is a German immigrant who came to Missouri following the 1848 revolution. He loves the union and hates slavery and slaveholders. He loved Abraham Lincoln even more, supporting him strongly in 1860 and although he disapproved of Lincoln’s actions reversing Fremont’s order striping slaveholders of their property, he was overjoyed when at last the Emancipation Proclamation came. While he doesn’t have complete faith in Andrew Johnson, he is willing to give him a chance to prove himself and supports his actions to readmit the South to the union and to carry out Reconstruction on a national level.
Readings based on Beliefs:
Belief 1 - Easy for the South to get back in to the Union and pardons should be easy to secure
Belief 3 - Freedmen and free blacks should receive substantial political, economic and social rights
Belief 6 - The President should control Reconstruction
Belief 7 - Reconstruction should be organized and implemented on a national level
 

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