Civil Rights Act Of 1866: Major Issues In National Politics

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There were major issues in national politics. In 1865 President Abraham Lincon is assassinated and Andrew Johnson now becomes president. Then 13th Amendment is ratified, and its forbids slavery. But that really didn 't change the slavery issue and Black codes were enacted in the south to limit former slaves to become self-sufficient. In 1866, the civil rights Act of 1866, helps the former slaves and secure the citizenship rights for the former slaves. Moreover, the Grand Armey of the Republic for the Union veteran is formed and it accepts the blacks as their members. In 1867, Congress passed Reconstruction Act over Johson 's Vetos and Also passed the Tenure of Office Act in which the Senate approval has required the dismissal
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