Civil Rights

  • Lincoln elected

    Lincoln elected
    This date is important because Lincoln freed the slaves later while he was president.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    This document freed the slaves.
  • Seccession

    The south left the United States.
  • Ammendment 13

    Ammendment 13
    Outlawed slavery.
  • Ku Klux Klan Formation

    Ku Klux Klan Formation
    Terrorised black people.
  • Ammendment 14

    Ammendment 14
    Gave all citizens equal rights.
  • Ammendment 15

    Ammendment 15
    Citizens can't be denied to vote.
  • Election of 1876

    Election of 1876
    Election between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel J. Tilden.
    Rutherford B. Hayes won.
  • Civil Rigts cases of 1883

    Civil Rigts cases of 1883
    African-Americans protested their exclusion from places.
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    This included laws that discriminated against African Americans with concern to attendance in public schools and the use of facilities such as restaurants, theaters, hotels, cinemas and public baths.