Reconstruction Era Timeline

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Reconstruction Era Timeline by Mind Map: Reconstruction Era Timeline

1. 1865

1.1. Andrew Johnson becomes president after Lincoln's assassination

1.2. Thirteenth Amendment abolishes slavery

2. 1866

2.1. Civil Rights Act is passed

3. 1867

3.1. Reconstruction Acts are passed

4. 1868

4.1. Fourteenth Amendment extends full citizenship to African Americans

4.2. Ulysses S. Grant is elected president

5. 1870

5.1. Fifteenth Amendment guarantees voting rights to African Americans.

6. 1872

6.1. Grant is reelected president

7. 1873

7.1. Financial panic leads to economic depression

8. 1877

8.1. Rutherford B. Hayes is inaugurated as president and ends reconstruction.