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Shmaltzyklutz
2021-04-08 07:59:18
What describes a step that each former Confederate state had to take to gain readmission to the Union? Select one: a. ratify the Fourteenth Amendment b. pay war reparations to the federal government c. disband its militia until a new state legislature was elected d. elect a certain percentage of African Americans to Congress
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lukesoccerboy1
2021-04-08 09:59:35

"A. ratify the Fourteenth Amendment" is the only option from the list that describes a step that each former Confederate state had to take to gain readmission to the Union, since Lincoln wanted to allow the nation to "heal" as quickly as possible. 

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