AFS 201 F10 F06 Civil rights Reconstruction -...

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Reconstruction as Racial Formation1865. Jan. 31, 13thAmendment: abolished slavery throughout the Union; Pres. AndrewJohnson made its acceptance a perquisite for readmission on the Confederate statesinto the Union; ratified Dec. 6, 18651866. April 9, Civil Rights Act (CRA) of 1866: Congress conferred on Blacks all civil rightsenjoyed by whites, except for the right to vote; defined citizenship as coming from thefederal government & not the state; forbade any discriminatory laws by states(renders null & void Black Codes); gave African Americans the right to enter intocontracts, to sue, to give evidence in court, and to own property.1866. Jun. 13, 14thAmendment: made civil rights legislation permanent & guaranteedBlacks equal protection under the law, all persons born or naturalized in the US arecitizens of the US and of the state wherein they reside; no state shall abridge theprivileges & immunities of citizens of the US; no state shall deprive anyone of life,

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Southern United States, Reconstruction era of the United States, Confederate States of America

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