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Unformatted text preview: - Johnson opposed this amendment, but was still passed do to 2/3 vote of senate.- In 1954 it was used to outlaw segregation in schools.- Gave black men 3/5ths of a vote 6. Women’s Rights.- Many women felt poorly treated and wanted to have the same rights as men.- This was the beginning of the process toward achieving the 19 th amendment. 7. The empowerment of blacks.- During reconstruction and after it, blacks started to gain political power.- African Americans were soon holding office in the HOR and in the Senate.-African American governors soon spawned out of the Reconstruction. 8. Racist Violence sparked by the Reconstruction.- The Reconstructions created violence on the streets. - The KKK was created of the reconstruction to kill blacks and white republicans.- In 1871 Grant was backed by military enforcement to stop racist crimes and eliminate the terrorism of the KKK....
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- Spring '08
- History, American Civil War, Ulysses S. Grant, Reconstruction era of the United States, slave owners