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  • Thirteenth Amendment

    Abolished slavery
  • Klu Klux Klan

    Klu Klux Klan
    Secret Society formed to kill black people. It was vicious and cruel.
  • Freedmens Bureau founded

    Freedmens Bureau is founded to aid former slaves
  • Assasination of Lincoln

    Booth kills Abe. Vice President Andrew Johnson becomes president.
  • First Reconstruction Act passed

    passes over Johnsons veto and puts south under millitary rule temporarily. states may be readmitted if their new state constitutions provide for black suffrage.
  • Fourteenth Amendment ratified

    ntitles all persons born or naturalized in the United States to citizenship and equal protection under the laws of the United States.
  • Johnson almost gets impeached

  • Grant becomes president

  • 15th Amendment

    prohibits any state from denying a citizen the right to vote because of race, color, or previous condition of servitude
  • Force Acts passed

    enforce 15th Amendment. gives Federal protection for black suffrage, Federal troops against the KKK.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1875

    no citizen can be denied the equal use of public facilities based on race
  • Compromise of 1877

    end to military intervention in the South