Reconstruction Era
Introduction <ul><li>The civil war and the period of Reconstruction brought great social, political, and economic change t...
1865 <ul><li>Thirteenth Amendment approved in January. Ratified in December. Abolished slavery in the United States. </li>...
1866 <ul><li>Civil Rights Act passed despite Johnson's earlier veto.  </li></ul>
1867 <ul><li>Civil Rights Act passed despite Johnson's earlier veto.  </li></ul>
1868 <ul><li>Fourteenth Amendment ratified. Entitles all persons born or naturalized in the United States to citizenship a...
1869 <ul><li>Former Union General Ulysses S. Grant becomes president.  </li></ul>
1870 <ul><li>Hiram Revels elected to U. S. Senate as the first black senator.  </li></ul>
1871 <ul><li>Forty-first Congress. Two black members in the House of Representatives including Robert Brown Elliot from th...
1872 <ul><li>Freedmen's Bureau abolished. </li></ul>
1873 <ul><li>Forty-third Congress. Six black members in House the House of Representatives.  </li></ul>
1874 <ul><li>P. B. S. Pinchback, a black politician, was the first black to serve as a state governor of Louisiana, althou...
1875 <ul><li>Forty-fourth Congress. Six black members in the House of Representatives.  </li></ul>
1876 <ul><li>Blanche Kelso becomes the Senator of Mississippi. He is the first African-American Senator to serve a complet...
1877 <ul><li>Rutherford B. Hayes becomes President of the United States. </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Reconstruction Era
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>The civil war and the period of Reconstruction brought great social, political, and economic change to American society. The effects of these changes continued into the 20th century. A social change was the abolition of slavery. An economic change was the panic of 1873 which was part of a series of crisis'. A political change was the establishment of the Freedmen's Bureau to provide assistance to emancipated slaves. So Far, we have come up with a time line which consists of events that took place during the reconstruction era. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1865 <ul><li>Thirteenth Amendment approved in January. Ratified in December. Abolished slavery in the United States. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 1866 <ul><li>Civil Rights Act passed despite Johnson's earlier veto. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 1867 <ul><li>Civil Rights Act passed despite Johnson's earlier veto. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 1868 <ul><li>Fourteenth Amendment ratified. Entitles all persons born or naturalized in the United States to citizenship and equal protection under the laws of the United States. </li></ul>
  7. 7. 1869 <ul><li>Former Union General Ulysses S. Grant becomes president. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 1870 <ul><li>Hiram Revels elected to U. S. Senate as the first black senator. </li></ul>
  9. 9. 1871 <ul><li>Forty-first Congress. Two black members in the House of Representatives including Robert Brown Elliot from the 3rd District in South Carolina. </li></ul>
  10. 10. 1872 <ul><li>Freedmen's Bureau abolished. </li></ul>
  11. 11. 1873 <ul><li>Forty-third Congress. Six black members in House the House of Representatives. </li></ul>
  12. 12. 1874 <ul><li>P. B. S. Pinchback, a black politician, was the first black to serve as a state governor of Louisiana, although due to white resistance, his tenure is extremely short. </li></ul>
  13. 13. 1875 <ul><li>Forty-fourth Congress. Six black members in the House of Representatives. </li></ul>
  14. 14. 1876 <ul><li>Blanche Kelso becomes the Senator of Mississippi. He is the first African-American Senator to serve a complete six year term. </li></ul>
  15. 15. 1877 <ul><li>Rutherford B. Hayes becomes President of the United States. </li></ul>

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