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  • Wade-Davis Bill passed

    Wade-Davis Bill passed
    Required a majority of white adult males to take allegiance oath.
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    Black Codes

    Made African Americans enter into a life simmilar to slavery by making them accept apprenticeships and in some states could be either whipped or beaten.
  • Thirteenth Amendment Passed

    Thirteenth Amendment Passed
    Abolished slavery
  • Lincoln is Assassinated

    Lincoln is Assassinated
    John Wilkes Booth sneeks into Lincoln's box at Ford's Theater and shoots him.
  • Ku Klux Klan formed

    Ku Klux Klan formed
    Angry white southerners drove out the "carpetbaggers" and intimidate African American voters.
  • Civil Rights act of 1866 passed

    Civil Rights act of 1866 passed
    Granted all people born in the U.S. citizenship.
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    Grant Administration

    President Grant's term in office was a disaster because he had no political experience.
  • Hiram R. Revels

    Hiram R. Revels
    Hiram was the first African American senator. He served only one year.
  • Ku Klux Klan act

    Ku Klux Klan act
    Congress outlawed all activities of the Ku Klux Klan. Officials arrested more than 3,000 Klan members.
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    Panic of 1873

    An economic crisis was ignited when Jay Cooke and Comapany declared bankruptcy.
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    Whiskey Ring Scandal

    Government Officials and distillers in St. Louis are found to have cheated the government out of millions of dollers by filing false tax reports.
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    Blanch Kelso Bruce's 6-year term

    Blanche Kelso Bruce of Mississippi becomes the first full term African-American senator.
  • President Hayes was elected

    President Hayes was elected
    President Rutheford Hayes is elected. He drove out the carpet baggers from the South and the economy boomed.
  • Reconstruction ends

    Reconstruction ends
    President Hayes ends reconstruction. The Southern economy boomed when Hayes pulled the troops out.
  • Henry O. Flipper

    Henry O. Flipper
    Henry O. Flipper graduates from West Point. He is the first African American to graduate from a millitary acadamy.