The civil rights events

  • The Election of abe lincoln

    The Election of abe lincoln
    he was elected in 1860 to be the president of the united states
  • The Emancipation Proclamation

    The Emancipation Proclamation
    It freed the slaves of the Confederacy. In September 1862 he called on the seceded states to return to the Union or have their slaves declared free. When no state returned, he issued the proclamation on Jan. 1, 1863.
  • abraham lincolns successor

    abraham lincolns successor
    after abraham licolns assasination Andrew Johnson became his successor
  • formation of the KKK

    formation of the KKK
    Ku Klux Klan is the name of several past and present secret domestic militant organizations in the United States
    1st Klan 1865-1870s
    2nd Klan 1915-1944
    3rd Klan since 1946
  • the 13th, 14th, 15th admendments

    the 13th, 14th, 15th admendments
    the 13th amendment- banned slavery
    the 14th amendment-born in US are citizens,confederates don't have equal rights in governement (using militairy ranks),public debt prohibited in south,guarentee black rights
    the 15th amendment-government can not deny a "color" to vote.
  • the Election of 1876

    the Election of 1876
    The United States presidential election of 1876 was one of the most disputed and controversial presidential elections in American history These 20 electoral votes were in dispute in three states: Florida, Louisiana, and South Carolina; each party reported its candidate had won the state, while in Oregon one elector was declared illegal (as an "elected or appointed official") and replaced. The 20 disputed electoral votes were ultimately awarded to Hayes after a bitter legal and political battle
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    The Jim Crow Laws were state and local laws that established and enforced segregation. There were laws against inter-racial marriage or cohabitation and laws that said a white sales clerk could not be required to serve a black customer. Any restaurant that served both races had to provide separate eating areas and entrances. And of course they could not share a restroom!!
  • civil rights cases

    civil rights cases
    Between 1866 and 1875, Congress passed several civil rights acts to implement the 13th and 14th Amendments during Reconstruction. The Civil Rights Act of 1875 was the most controversial because it imposed criminal penalties against businesses that discriminated on the basis of race. Many (white) people opposed to Reconstruction thought the Act infringed on their personal right of free association and "freedom of choice."