Civil War through Reconstruction (1861-1877)

Civil War through Reconstruction (1861-1877)

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Emancipation proclamation

January 1, 1863

First round of Reconstruction

1863 - 1866

Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction

december 1863

Wade-Davis Bill

1864

stricter reconstruction plan

Freedmen’s Bureau

march 1865 - 1870

Johnson's reconstruction plan

May 1865

Thirteenth Amendment (to abolish slavery)

December 1865

Civil rights act of 1866

1866

Report of the joint committee

June 1866

Reconstruction acts of 1867

1867

Fourteenth amendment ratified

1868

15th amendment

1869

Civil Rights Act of 1875

1875