Susie's timeline

  • Freedmen's Bureau

    Freedmen's Bureau
    The freedmen's Bureau was created for the african americans. The Bureau supervised all relief and educational activities relating to refugees and freedmen, including issuing rations, clothing and medicine. The Bureau was disbanded under President Ulysses S. Grant.
  • Civil War ended.

    Civil War ended.
    The civil war was a bloody war between the north and the south. The brutal battle was started over slavery, popular soviernty, and the election of Abraham Lincoln. Over 600,000 americans were killed. the battle of Gettysburgwas a turning point in the civil war. The Civil War effectively ended at Appomattox Court House in Virginia.
  • Abraham Lincoln's assassination

    Abraham Lincoln's assassination
    John Wilks Booth was the man that assassinated Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln was killed in Forgs theater. John Wilks Booth thoght he was a hero for killing Lincoln for the south. But what what Booth didn't know was the people of the south drew the line at killing the president. Wilks was not view ed as the hero he thought he would be
  • Andrew Johnson

    Andrew Johnson
  • thirteen amendent

  • Ku Klux Klan

    The first Klan was established in Pulaski, Tennessee, in May, 1866.
  • 14th amendment

    July 9, 1868
  • Fifteenth Amendment

  • Southern states allowed back into the U.S.

  • Amnesty Act

  • Compromise of 1877

  • Jim Crow Laws

  • Plessy v. Ferguson