slavery

  • election of abraham lincoln

    election of abraham lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln was elected the sixteenth President of the United States on November 6, 1860 with his running mate Hannibal Hamlin. After Lincoln’s election, many Southerners, who were mostly Democrats, feared Republican control. They were afraid that the Republicans would have the majority say in most votes and that their votes wouldn’t count. They decided they didn’t want to be part of the union, so they tried to start a new country. Lincoln faced the greatest internal crisis of any U.S. Presi
  • The Emiancipationproclamation

    The Emiancipationproclamation
    President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free
  • 13 admendment

    13 admendment
    it was officially abolished and continues to prohibit slavery and involuntary servitude,except as punishment for a crime
  • succession(who is after lincoln was killed)

    succession(who is after lincoln was killed)
    after lincoln chose johson. Johnson delivered his inaugural address while inebriated, lending credence to the rumors that he was an alcoholic. Within six weeks of taking office as Vice President, Johnson succeeded to the Presidency after Lincoln’s assassination
  • formaton of the kkk

    formaton of the kkk
    between 1868 and 1870 the kkk played animportant role inrestoring white
  • 14 amendment

    14 amendment
    it provides a broad definition of citizenship that overruled the Dred Scott v. Sandford ruling by the Supreme Court (1857) that held that blacks could not be citizens of the United States
  • 15th amendment

    15th amendment
    it prohibits each government in the United States from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's "race, color, or previous condition of servitude" (i.e., slavery). It was ratified on February 3, 1870.
  • election of 1876

    election of 1876
    a mud sling in campine republcan rutherford b.hays and democrate sammuel tider
  • civil rights case (jan 1,1883)

    civil rights case (jan 1,1883)
    were a group of five similar cases consolidated into one issue for the United States Supreme Court to review. The Court held that Congress lacked the constitutional authority under the enforcement provisions of the Fourteenth Amendment to outlaw racial discrimination by private individuals and organizations, rather than state and local governments.
  • jim crow laws

    jim crow laws
    After the American Civil War most states in the South passed anti-African American legislation. These became known as Jim Crow laws. This included laws that discriminated against African Americans with concern to attendance in public schools and the use of facilities such as restaurants, theaters, hotels, cinemas and public baths. Trains and buses were also segregated and in many states marriage between whites and African American people.