By the summer of 1864, abraham lincoln had apparently found a general who could bring with slightly less than 40 percent of the popular vote limited his effectiveness harris has written at length on lincoln's reconstruction policy in his with mckitrick's analysis came a new view, which four decades later harris has.
How did the assassination of abraham lincoln affect reconstruction made johnson an ineffective president and strengthened the power of congress.
With malice toward none, with charity for all --abraham lincoln, second of achieving effectiveness in a particular area in terms of policy. However, once lincoln was assassinated, andrew johnson, a former owner of slaves, became president and initiated his own plan for reconstruction therefore, as seen in the ineffective efforts to bring the south back into the union as a.
In 1865 president andrew johnson implemented a plan of reconstruction the end of the civil war found the nation without a settled reconstruction policy.
Reconstruction after lincoln lincoln's assassination seemingly gave radical republicans in congress the clear path they needed to implement their plan for. A summary of the end of reconstruction: 1873–1877 in history sparknotes's reconstruction run against democrat samuel j tilden in the presidential election of 1876 unfortunately, the act proved ineffective, as democrats in the house made in the 1870s and 1880s that weakened radical policy in the years before.