Civil Rights Timeline

  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Freed slaves
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

  • WEst Virginia became the 35th state of the U.S

    But was the first to enter where the terms slave and no longer mattered.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

  • Battle of Chickamauga

  • Congress overrides President Andrew Johnson's

    congress overrides President Andrew Johnson's veto of the Civil Right Act
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

  • U.S Suoreme court and the Tenure of Office Act

    U.S Supreme Court voreturns the Tenure of Office Act
  • Brown V. Board of Education

    was in Topeka KS
  • Designated a National Battle Field

    Peterburg MIlitary Park designated a national battle field
  • Civil Right Act

    The Civil Right Act was Passed