Reconstruction 1865-1877

  • The fredmen's bureau

    The fredmen's bureau
    the freedman's was a federal agency established on march 3,1865 just before the end of civic war. It was established to help and protect emancipated slaves during their transition from a life to slavery to a life of freedom.
  • president Lincoln is assassinated

    president Lincoln is assassinated
    president Abraham Lincoln was shot and killed on April 14, 1865. The killer was john wilkers booth, that made him the first president to get assassinate.
  • the 13th amendment is passed

    the 13th amendment is passed
    slavery had been a part of the early British colonies as well as the early united states. the fight to end slavery started in the late 1700s and in the united states it took several years and it finally ended with a ratification of the 13th amendment in 1986
  • civil rights act of 1866

    civil rights act of 1866
    the law passed in 1866 was the first of several pieces of legislation called the civil rights act. this was to protect ex-slaves freedom from the black codes. The black codes were laws that were introduced in the southern states restricting black peoples freedom and many other rights
  • ku klux klan

    ku klux klan
    the original ku klux vlan was founded in Pulaski, Tennessee. The goal of the Ku klux vlan was to oppose the reconstruction polices of the radical Republican congress and to maintain white supremacy.
  • Andrew Johnson's impeached trail

    Andrew Johnson's impeached trail
    the impeached of Andrew Johnson commenced on Monday, February 24,1868. when the house of representatives of the congress of the united states resolved to impeach Andrew Johnson for high crimes and misdemeanors.
  • Election of Ulysses S. Grant

    Election of Ulysses S. Grant
    Ulysses was granted the 18th president of the united states. He lead general of the union troops during the american civil war. he serves president from 1869-1877.
  • 14th amendment

    14th amendment
    On July , 28 1868, the 14th amendment to the unite states constitution was ratified. This granted citizenship to all people that are born or naturalized in the united states. This included former slaves.
  • 15th amendment

    15th amendment
    the 15th amendment protects the voting rights of all citizens regardless of your race or color of their skin.It also protected the rights from a former slave to vote.
  • military reconstruction Acts

    military reconstruction Acts
    Reconstruction going back to the period following the civil war of rebuilding the united states. This created a five military districts in the seceded states.
  • Reconstruction Ends

    Reconstruction Ends
    reconstruction ended with the contested president election of 1887. federal troops would be removed from the south and in return the republican canister.