How far did the position of ex-slaves improve by 1877?

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1. Amendments

1.1. 14th

1.1.1. The 14th amendment granted equal rights to anyone born in the US

1.1.2. If someone were born in the US this amendment stated that they are a citizen

1.1.3. This included recently freed slaves

1.2. 13th

1.2.1. The 13th amendment completely abolished slavery and any other involuntary servitude

1.2.2. The only exception was if it were a punishment of a crime

2. Ku Klux Klan

2.1. Negative Effects

2.1.1. White supremacist group

2.1.2. Terrorized African Americans by assault and murder

2.1.3. They would bomb black churches and schools

2.1.4. They would burn crosses

2.1.5. They would dress up in all white cloaks and mask to be intimidating and to hide identities

3. Black Codes

3.1. Negative Effects

3.1.1. restricted the freedom of African Americans

3.1.2. had them work while getting payed low wages

3.1.3. enacted in 1865