Nick's Timeline

  • Black Codes

    Black Codes
    It was like special laws just for Afican Americans. Some of these examples are, not aloud to own farm land, make them go to jail for not having a job. But it was better than being a slave most thought.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1866

    Civil Rights Act of 1866
    It was to help protect the Afican American. Congress could get involed help work it out. It also Gave Afican American citizenship.
  • Reconstruction Acts

    Reconstruction Acts
    To the 10 states that did not ratified the 14 amendment had form their own goverment. Out of 10 states into 5 miltary districts. War leader of the south could not be apart of it.
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    It ment citizenship couldn't be taken away form them. Allowed Afican American to vote. It also state if one was kill or stuff got stolen the one who did would get in trouble.
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    Most Southern States had join the Union. Allowed anyone to vote and protect them selves. Many belive that this was a major step in helping Afican Americans.