This is a lecture outline in the form of Power Point that explains the Reconstruction era after the American Civil War. This is designed in several parts. First, it discusses Lincoln's plan for Reconstruction and the story of his assassination. Next, it turns and explains Andrew Johnson's ill-fated plan as he attempts to take on the Radical Republicans. It concludes with the various pieces of the Radical Republicans' plan. It concludes by showing how Congress gives up on the South and leaves them to their own devices.