Reconstruction Era

Events

Carpetbag Goverments

1865

Ku Klux Klan Founded

1866

Radical Reconstruction

1867 - 1877

Alaska Purchase

1867

14th Amendment

1868

Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

February 24, 1868

First transcontinental railroad completed

1869

15th Amendment

1870

Sharecropping

1870

Open ranch cattle industry

1870

Credit Mobilier Scandal

1872

The Grange

1875

Battle of Little Big Horn

1876

Custer's Last Stand

1876