Restoration Debate in the Senate.

May 5, 1866

Summary

The ongoing Restoration debate results in Johnson creating a policy endorsed by almost all members of the Cabinet. This brings criticism and consternation from Radical Republicans who oppose Johnson's lackadaisical policies.

Transcription

Washington News RESTORATION DEBATE IN THE SENATE The semi-official publication of the endorsement of the President's policy of reconstruction by all of the members of his Cabinet save Harlan caused great consternation at the Capitol to-day among the Radicals. The speech of Senator Dixon and this Cabinet pronunciamento have completely annihilated the bantling of the Reconstruction Committee. -Correspondence World.
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Brooke Beam

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“Restoration Debate in the Senate.,” Reconstructing Virginia, accessed July 4, 2022, https://reconstructingvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/138.