Martin Saalfrank S.S Reconstruction 8 th grade

  • Thirteenth Admenent

    Thirteenth Admenent
    The thirteenth admenent allowed that slavery to be abolished. It also made all Confederate states, except Texas, had new goverment. They also had new constitution and later rejoined the Union.
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  • Freedmen's Bureau

    Freedmen's Bureau
    Provided all African Americans food, water, clothing, and freedom. It also said that African Americans could work. They could also go to schools. Northern women helped teach at these schools. It was free for anybody wh didn't know how to read or write.
  • Lincons Assassination

    Lincons Assassination
    Lincon was assassanated at the the Fords Thearter. John Wilkes Booth had shot Lincon when he was watching a play. Lincon later died on the street.
  • Ku Klux Klan

    Ku Klux Klan
    The Ku Klux Klan was a terrorist group. They would kill African Americans. They would also kill whites. Whites who supported them. It died out in the 1870's.
  • Black Codes

    Black Codes
    Black codes were laws to control freed men and woman. This gave away their rights. It also banned them from owing farms.
  • Republican victory

    Republican victory
    President Johnson campaigned vigorously against the Radical Republicicans. Many northerners feared clashes between whites and African Americans.The Republicans won a solid victory.
  • Civil Rights act of 1866

    Civil Rights act of 1866
    This granted full citizenship to all Afericans Americans. This overruled the black codes. It also changed the Dred Scott decision.
  • Reconstruction acts of 1867

    Reconstruction acts of 1867
    It was the creation of governments. This was in ten southern states that did ot ratify the fourtennth amendment. Tennessee did ratify it and stayed in the union.
  • Teenure of office Act

    Teenure of office Act
    Prohibited the president from removing goverment officals. he couldn't do this without the senates vote. Johnson was removed from office.
  • Readmission of the states

    Readmission of the states
    Many southerns refused to take part in congress. Thousands of African Americans voted. Republicans gained control in the south.
  • Fourteenth Amendment

    Fourteenth Amendment
    Gave all African Americans the right to be a citizens. It also said that the state could not take away anybodys citizenship. If the state did not listen to this then the state would lose represention in congress.
  • The Fifthteenth Amendment

    The Fifthteenth Amendment
    It made it so any state couldn't let anybody not vote to race or color, also the previous condition of servitude. Republicans did not like this. They did not like this because they did not like Africans Americans voting.
  • Education in the South

    Education in the South
    This createdf pubnlic schools for both colored and white. These could also have been private schools also. These grew into colleges.
  • Compromise of 1877

    Compromise of 1877
    Republicans withdrew all of their troops from Southern states. Louisiana and South Carolina collapsed without soldiers to support them. This was a result of the Compromise of 1877.
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    The Supreme Court upheld segragation laws. A louisiana law required seperate sections on trains for African Americans and whites. It was illegal to not have rights in public places for Aferican Americans.