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Editor says, what if the Union set up rules for the streadmission? Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s). This article is part of the Pacific and Dixie thread.
In 1863,the Republican Congress passed the National Reconciliation Act and Abraham Lincoln signed the same at a festive event that Friday evening.
The Scrooge Contribution Part VIThe Act set up standards by which a State could seek readmission of their Senators and Representatives to the United States Congress. In the interim until an "ironclad" oath of fidelity was recorded in favor of the Union by two-thirds of the State's residents, a Governor would be appointed by the President to act in the State's interests under close US Congressional supervision.