RECONSTRUCTION

On this day May 29, 1865 U.S President Andrew Johnson announced his program of Reconstruction. It required the ratification of the 13th amendment but did not include Black sufferge. And lets not forget the 13th amendment called for the abolishment of slavery except as punishable for a crime. During that time Blacks began to be charged with made up crimes.

SOURCES:www.blackfacts.com

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