Reconstruction Era

Events

Carpetbag Goverments

1865

Ku Klux Klan Founded

1866

Alaska Purchase

1867

Radical Reconstruction

1867 - 1877

14th Amendment

1868

Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

February 24, 1868

First transcontinental railroad completed

1869

Open ranch cattle industry

1870

Sharecropping

1870

15th Amendment

1870

Credit Mobilier Scandal

1872

The Grange

1875

Custer's Last Stand

1876

Battle of Little Big Horn

1876