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Unformatted text preview: Provisional Governorsheld state conventions and need to 1. Declare secession illegal, state there is no confederate debt, and the third is to ratify the 13 th amendment. 13 th Amendment-Passed January 1865-Johnson demands as provision for states being readmitted to Union-Ratified Dec. 6 1865-Slavery had still existed in border regions of Missouri, Kentucky, and Delaware-Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime where of the party shall have been duly conbicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to jurisdiction? Johnson and Congress continue to but heads, tension, by march 1866, Johnson and Congress agree they cannot work together. Johnson vetoes the extended life of the Freemans bureau. Civil rights act 1866 was meant for African Americans to enjoy life equally, Johnson vetoes this. Congress overrides veto (first time in history for congress to override presidential veto) Congress decide that they need a 14 th amendment. 14 th Amendment-Civil Rights Act 1866granted citizenship to all those born in the US-Passed by Congress in June 1866...
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2011 for the course HIST 151 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Spring '08