Timeline of Reconstruction

Timeline created by willianny
In History
  • The Thirteenth Amendment

    This Amendment was made for abolishing slavery throughout the Union after the civil war in 1861
  • The Memphis massacre

    A Racial violence rages in Memphis, Tennessee for three days as whites assault blacks on the streets. In the aftermath, 48 people, nearly all black, are dead, and hundreds of black homes, churches, and schools have been pillaged or burned.
  • The New Orleans Massacre

    A riots break out in New Orleans, Louisiana: a white mob attacks blacks and Radical Republicans attending a black suffrage convention, killing 40 people.
  • The impeachment of Andrew Johnson

    The 17t President Andrew Johnson was initiated on February 24, 1868, when the United States House of Representatives resolved to impeach him for "high crimes and misdemeanors"
  • The 14th Amendment

    This amendment was passed by the constitution i to granted citizenship to “all persons born or naturalized in the United States,” which included former slaves recently freed from the civil war in 161
  • The 15th Amendment

    This right was to granted African American mens the rights to vote.
  • The Compromise of 1877

    was an unwritten deal, informally arranged among U.S. Congressmen, that settled the intensely disputed 1876 presidential election. It resulted in the United States federal government pulling the last troops out of the South, and ending the Reconstruction Era.