Reconstruction Acts of 1867-1868

Start Your Visit With

Historical Timelines
Chronological Eras
Information Tables
General Interest Maps
Glossary
History Quizzes
nav

Travel and History Blog


Follow OregonCoastMag on Twitter

Share

Nearly two years following the end of the Civil War, Congress finally forged a complete plan for reconstruction. Three measures were passed in 1867 as well as additional legislation the following year. The measures' main points included:

Johnsonís vetoes of these measures were overridden by Congress, repeating a familiar pattern.

- - - Books You May Like Include: ----

The Charleston & Hamburg A South Carolina Railroad & an American Legacy by Thomas Fetters.
This comprehensive account of the Charleston & Hamburg's history from its inception through Reconstruction, with forgotten stories of America's premie...
The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction by Akhil Reed Amar.
"The Bill of Rights stands as the high temple of our constitutional order--America's Parthenon--and yet we lack a clear view of it," Akhil Reed Amar w...