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1 Sep 2017
13th Amendment abolished slavery throughout the United States
Black Codes laws passed by democrats that restricted african american freedom with hard labor.
Ku Klux Klan used violence and intimidation to keep blacks and other Republicans from voting in the South.
Freedman’s Bureau which gave food and clothing to former slaves and set up hospitals, schools, and jobs for freed blacks that had been former slaves.
Civil Rights Act of 1866 The act declared that Southern states could not enact racist black codes that severely limited the social and economic rights of African Americans in the South.
Radical Republicans gain control of Congress The act declared that state governments created under Lincoln and Johnson's plan was invalid.
14th Amendment gave citizenship to colored people
Civil Rights Act of 1870
15th Amendment Gave colored men the right to vote.
Civil Rights Act of 1875
Jim Crow Laws laws and continued violence against blacks in the South
Reconstruction Ends President Hayes is elected
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