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Southampton slave revolt ended

August 31, 1831 - September 1, 1831

Reconstruction

1865 - 1877

Duration of Reconstruction

South Falls

January 1, 1865 - January 2, 1865

The Fall of the Confederacy

Richmond, Virginia Fell; Lee Evacuated Richmond

April 1, 1865 - April 2, 1865

13th Amendment is ratified

December 16, 1865 - December 17, 1865

Abolished slavery

Ku Klux Klan

January 1, 1866 - December 31, 1866

Congress establishes Joint Committee on Reconstruction

February 1, 1866 - February 28, 1866

Reconstruction Treaties with Native Americans

March 1, 1866 - December 31, 1866

Johnson vetoes renewal of Freedmen’s Bureau

March 1, 1866 - March 30, 1866

Johnson’s veto Congress drafts Fourteenth Amendment

April 1866 - May 1866

Civil Rights Act

April 9, 1866 - April 10, 1866

Election gave Republicans 2/3 majority in congress

November 1866 - December 1866

Congress passes First and Second Reconstruction Acts

January 1, 1867 - December 30, 1867

Tenure of Office Act

January 1867 - March 1867

Ulysses S. Grant is elected president

January 1868 - December 1868

House of Representatives impeaches Andrew Johnson

January 8, 1868 - december 1, 1868

Fifteenth Amendment is ratified

January 1870 - December 1870