After theCivil War By: zakie!

  • Thirteenth amendment

    Thirteenth amendment
    Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction
  • Period: to

    After the civil war

  • Assassanation of Linkoln

    Assassanation of Linkoln
    Linkoln's assassanation was 6 days after the civil war. The crime was commited by John Wilkes Booth. a huge misfortune to america and Linkolns plan for reconstruction.
  • Andrew Johnson became presidant

    Andrew Johnson became presidant
    Presidant Johnson was born in the south but supported the union durring the war. He was made presidanr because of Linkoln's death.
  • Black Codes.

    Black Codes.
    The black codes were laws that controlledfreed men or women. Blacks had to take a literacy test before they could vote. they also had to pay a tax called the "Poll Tax"
  • Ku Klix Klan

    People in the south who dispised blacks. they hunted them down and killed them.
  • First Reconstruction Act

    First Reconstruction Act
    Called for the recreation of new governments in the 10 southern states that had not ratified the 14th amendment.
  • Ulysses S. Grant becomes Presidant

    Ulysses S. Grant becomes Presidant
    Became the presidant after Andrew Johnson was impeached.
  • Andrew Johnson Impeachment

    Andrew Johnson Impeachment
    In late February 1868 nine articles of impeachment were brought against Andrew Johnson over political differences between the president and Congress
  • 14 Amendment

    14 Amendment
    All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside. No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
  • Mississippi, Virginia, and Texas were restored to union.

    Mississippi, Virginia, and Texas were restored to union.
  • 15 Amendment

    15 Amendment
    right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude
  • Blanche K. Bruce elected to US senate.

    Blanche K. Bruce elected to US senate.
    Blanche K. Bruce became a US senator in 1874. he entered politics in 1869.
  • Compromise of 1877

    Compromise of 1877
    The new government gave aid to the south.
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    Requires African Americans and Whites to be seperated at all times.
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    The US Supreme Court decided that you could still racialy discriminate people in small buisnesses.