Ch1 - Ch. 1 Reconstructing the Nation 9/5/07 People's...

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Ch. 1 9/5/07 Reconstructing the Nation People’s Reconstruction o African American’s and Freedom “voting with their feet” Reuniting families Gaining economic autonomy Businesses farming Constructing civic institutions Churches schools Seeking civic equality Congressional reconstruction o Freedman’s Bureau Bill of 1866 Expands bureau to support schools and courts for cases involving African Americans Showdown between congress and president Johnson vetoed the bill, but congress overrode the veto o 14 th amendment Passed in 1866-ratified in 1868 Encoded Civil Rights Act of 1866 into the constitution Made all native-born or naturalized persons American citizens Declared states could not deprive Citizens of their rights without due process of law Legal counsel, trial, jury of your peers, speedy trial, fair trial, just punishment, know the charges, and face your accuser, need to explain why your there Declared states could not deny any person equal protection under
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST 104B taught by Professor Nolan during the Fall '07 term at Binghamton.

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Ch1 - Ch. 1 Reconstructing the Nation 9/5/07 People's...

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