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President Andrew Johnson firmly opposed to the Fourteenth Amendment and recommended the former Confederate States not to ratify the same if it were to become a law.

This opposition outraged the Congress, which in March 1867 passed the Reconstruction Act that imposed its will on the South by diktat.

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