African Americans Reconstruction

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December 6, 1865
13th Amendment ends slavery
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July 9, 1868
14th Amendment addresses citizenship rights and equal protection of laws
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February 3, 1870
15th Amendment prohibits discrimination around voting
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Election 1868
Election of Grant ensures the continuation of Republican Reconstruction
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1865 President
Lincoln is assassinated , Johnson takes over
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1866 Act
The Civil Rights Act, passed over Johnson's veto, declared that all persons born in the US were citizens
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1865-1866 Codes
The Black Codes are used in Southern states to restrict African American rights and liberty
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1875 Act
Civil Rights Act, attempt to protect equal rights of African Americans
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1896 case
Plessy vs Ferguson- seperate but equal facilities constitutional
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October 15, 1883
The Supreme Court declare the 1875 Act unconstitutional
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1877 Compromise
Popular vote majority disputed. 8 Republicans versus 7 Democrats to decide, Republicans win but agree to give the South control of their states
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1873
Slaughterhouse cases- states' rights to decide what civil rights meant
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1883 cases
Civil Rights cases- ruling that 'private citizens' could segregate.
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1865 Organisation
The Freedmen's Bureau
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