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The Agony of Reconstrution

  • Wade-Davis Bill

    Wade-Davis Bill
    It require 50% of voter to oath of loyalty before restoration. Instead of Lincoln 10% of voters.
  • Freedman Bureau

    Freedman Bureau
    Support freed slaves but became a major battleground of Radical Republicans and President Johnson.
  • President Lincoln Death

    President Lincoln Death
    This death cause Andrew Johnson to become President and leader of the reconstruction.
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    Made all former slaves and men in America free.
  • Klu Klux Klan

    Klu Klux Klan
    The worst hate group was form on this month in Tennessee. Other will soon form making reconstruction even harder on everyone.
  • Tennessee readmission to the Union

    Tennessee readmission to the Union
    Tennessee was the first state readmitted into the Union as part of reconstruction and also the first to reestablish a conservative government.
  • Johnson makes a new party.

    Johnson makes a new party.
    Johnson founded the National Union Party. It had it first convention in August 1866 in Philadelphia in support of the president reconstruction plans.
  • Johnson Impeach

    Johnson Impeach
    House of Representatives impeach the president over the Tenure of Office Act but realy was a way to get rid of a president who disagree on their policy.
  • Senate Vote

    Senate Vote
    Johnson save by seven republicans and 12 democrats that voted no to his impeachment. If one more voted yes he would of lost his seat in office.
  • Fourteenth Amendment

    Fourteenth Amendment
    The amendment was ratified in the US Constitution. After much debate by both the congress and the president over the amendment. The president veto the act but was override by congress.
  • Election of 1868

    Election of 1868
    The two canidates were ex-general Grant as a Republican and Seymour as a Democrat. The election was won by Grant overwhelmingly.
  • Black Friday

    Black Friday
    Two speculators try to corner the gold market during president Grant administration. The scheme fail but it did began questions of the administration corruptions.
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    Made it a law that no color citizen in the US can be deny the right to vote.
  • Georgia last state reamitted to the Union

    Georgia last state reamitted to the Union
    Georgia is the final confederate state to be reamitted into the union. Ending one of the final phases of reconstruction.
  • Credit Mobilier scandal

    Credit Mobilier scandal
    The Credit Mobilier company was a fraud scheme conneted to Union Pacific. When the fraud came out this broke a faction off of the Republican party.
  • Panic of 1873

    Panic of 1873
    A investment house fail that gave many of the bank loans during the Civil War and the Union Pacific Railroad. It was the nation largest employer. It fail when it try get investment for another railroad. When this happen everyone sold their stocks and banks demanded loans to be paid crashing the market. It would take years to stablize. Cause many laborers unemployed.
  • Whiskey Ring

    Whiskey Ring
    Scandal that stole million of dollars in liquor taxes. This was broke up by the secretary of treasury. Two key members of Grant administration was part of it.
  • Election of 1872

    Election of 1872
    Grant going for his second term of office as the Republican party. Horace Greeley the famous editor as the Liberal Republican and Democrat canidate he died before the electoral college vote leaving Grant as the victor.
  • Election of 1876

    Election of 1876
    Republican Hayes, Democrat Tilden, and Greenback Cooper were all in the election. None had the majority but Tilden was in the lead but a comission favor Hayes. This will eventually lead to the compromise of 1877.
  • Compromise of 1877

    Compromise of 1877
    President elect Hayes negotiated secretly to remove the last troops in the south, a transcotinental railroad, and a cabinet post. With this deal he recieve his acceptance as President.