Consolidation: forging the nation KEY DATES

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1862
Homestead act passed by government (160 acres of free land if farmed for 5 years)
1 of 16
1865
Thirteen Amendment (January)
2 of 16
1865
Black Codes
3 of 16
1866
Civil Rights Act
4 of 16
1867
Act divides South into 5 temporary military districts run by a General. Readmitted to Union if accepted 14th Amendment.
5 of 16
1868
14th Amendment/ Impeached Crisis
6 of 16
1869
15th Amendment
7 of 16
1869
Transcontinental Railway completed.
8 of 16
1873
Timber and Culture Act (extra 160 acres if trees planted on 40 acres)
9 of 16
1874
Daniel Halliday invented a self-governing windmill to pump water from underground.
10 of 16
1874
Joseph Glidden invented barbed wire.
11 of 16
1876 25th June
Battle of Little Bighorn
12 of 16
1877
Desert Land Act (640 acres of free land in areas where lack of rainfall)
13 of 16
1887
The Dawes Act
14 of 16
1890 29th September
The Battle of Wounded Knee
15 of 16
1890
Western Frontier announced closed
16 of 16

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Thirteen Amendment (January)

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1865

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Black Codes

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Civil Rights Act

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Card 5

Front

Act divides South into 5 temporary military districts run by a General. Readmitted to Union if accepted 14th Amendment.

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