Timeline 3

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Homestead Act

May 20, 1862

Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation

September 22, 1862

Emancipation Proclamation

January 1, 1863

Draft Riots

July 13, 1863 - July 16, 1863

Lincoln’s Ten Percent Plan

December 1863

Wade-Davis Bill

May 4, 1864

Special Order #15

January 16, 1865

Freedmen’s Bureau established

March 1865

Lincoln Assassinated

April 15, 1865

Johnson’s Plan, Presidential Reconstruction

May 29, 1865

13th Amendment

December 6, 1865

Ku Klux Klan established

December 24, 1865

Radical Republican plan for Reconstruction

1867

Johnson’s impeachment

February 24, 1868

14th Amendment

July 9, 1868

Grant’s inauguration

March 4, 1869

15th Amendment

February 3, 1870

Bargain of 1877

February 26, 1877