An agency that helped protect newly freed black slaves. This helped give black people rights
and made poeple accept the newly freed slaves.
He had been impeached for believing that America is a country for white people. This helped
give rights to newly freed slaves.
The bill was supposed to protect the civil rights of the newly freed slaves. This bill was passed
by congress twice (first in 1865), but was then vetoed both times by President Johnson.
It was created by 6 confederate veterans. They wanted to push back the reconstruction acts that
gaves African Americans rights.
This states what being a citizen of America dictates and what your rights as a citizen is. This
amendment overrulled the Dred Scott decision that stated that African Americans could not be citizens.
This stated that a person can vote no matter the color of their skin. This made the African Americans
of America feel more like a citizen with the same rights as white people.
This ended the dispute in the 1876 presidental election and reconstruction in the South. The South
benefitted the most from this compromie.