Reconstruction

Events

Black Codes

1865

Freedman's Bureau

1865

13th amendment

January 31, 1865

Lee Surrenders

April 8, 1865

Lincoln assassinated

April 15,1865

Ku Klux Klan

1866

14th amendment

1866

Memphis riot race

may 1, 1866

New Orleans riot race

July 30,1866

Reconstruction Act

1867

Ulysses S Grant elected president

November 3, 1868

15th amendment

1870

Hiram Revels, first black senator

February 23, 1870

Freedman's Bureau abolished

1872

PBS Pinchback, first black governor

December 9, 1872

Civil Rights Act

1875

Reconstruction ends

1877