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Presidential Reconstruction
Under this Reconstruction the South would be rebuild and Southerners who swore allegiance to the union were pardoned.
Fort Sumpter
This battle marked the beginning of the civil war
Freedmen's Bureau
This organization was instrumental in helping freed slaves, poor whites and American Indians.
Abraham Lincoln
He was assassinated on April 14, 1865 and was the 16th president of the United States.
Atlanta (July 22, 1864)
Union General William T. Sherman led his forces against Confederate General John Bell Hood's army defending Atlanta, Georgia.
13th Amendment
This Amendment ended slavery throughout the United States
Andrew Johnson
Lincoln's death may the way for this person to be this next president.
Gettysburg (July 1–3, 1863)
This battle is considered one of the turning points of the Civil War, as the Union successfully repelled Confederate advances in a three-day battle.
14th Amendment
All persons born in the United States including Black Americans were provided with equal protection under this Amendment.
Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
This general was second in command and was know for his ability to use geography to his advance while in battle.
Vicksburg(May-July 1863
It was during this battle that confederate troops and supplies in Arkansas, Louisiana and were cut off from confederacy.
15th Amendment
Voting restrictions were removed and granted voting rights to all male U.S citizens over the age of 21.
Ulysses S. Grant
He was appointed commanding general by Abraham Lincoln.
Antietam( September1862)
This battle encouraged Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation.
Ku Klux Klan
This secret society used murder, arson and the threat of violence as a means of controlling Black Americans and supporters.

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