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Civil War Ends/ Reconstruction Begins
13th Amendment Abolished slavery everywhere in the U.S.
Black Codes Laws that discriminated against African American and limited the white people in the South’s right to vote.
Ku Klux Klan used violence and intimidation to keep blacks and other Republicans from voting in the South
Freedman’s Bureau Gave food and clothing to the freed slaves Set up hospitals, schools, and jobs for the freed blacks
Civil Rights Act of 1866 Declared Southern States couldn’t enact black codes that limited social/economic rights of african americans
Radical Republicans gain control of Congress
14th Amendment -Gave afican americans full citienship under the constitution -All citiens couldn’t be deprived of life, liberty, and property -Called for eual protection under the law
Civil Rights Act of 1870
15th Amendment Gave african americans the right to vote and barred states from depriving them of this right
Civil Rights Act of 1875
Jim Crow Laws -Got rid of public schools -Passed poll taxes -Literacy tests -Grandfather clauses
1877: Reconstruction Ends President Hayes is elected
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