Did not believe in that black were equal with whites

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Did not believe in that black were equal with whites and discriminated against them Black codes Congress didn’t like Johnson so none of his ideas were passed believed blacks should have the same political rights and opportunities as whites Believed Confederate leaders should be punished harshly Fought for black rights Reconstructive act made it illegal that leading rebels to take office 5 military districts in the South Johnson is impeached Rich southern whites were barred from voting and holding office Blacks could now vote and own land People started to accept blacks and in some places they could even ride and eat with whites Schools, orphanages, and relief programs for blacks were emerging Blacks could now hold political office Sharecroppers found themselves in debt because they had to borrow with. Ad terms or pay huge amounts of money for basic supplies Taxes were high, corruption ran rampant, economy was stagnant Groups like Ku Klux Klan were born 2. Explain how the end of slavery started a new war for equality.
Groups like Klu Klux Klan was started to try to control blacks with fear and violence They massacred and killed anyone who interfered with their vision 3. Is the Civil War the most important event in American history? Explain.

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