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Executive Producer NBA Audio for @TheAthletic + @back2backpod Co-Founder @countthedings | vis a vee Wesleyan University
16 Oct
The Civil War ends on Sunday, April 9 1865. Abraham Lincoln is killed Friday April 14, just five days later.

Lincoln is replaced by Andrew Johnson who more or less restores the Pre-Civil War Power Structure.

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By the summer of 1865 most of the wealthy Confederate families are issued pardons, by personally visiting Andrew Johnson at the White House.

Anyone owning more than $20K worth of property was required to visit AJ in person in order to receive one.
I tell you what really makes you sad are the advertisements in papers following the end of the Civil where black families were trying to locate lost relatives.
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