Ku Klux Klan is founded in Tennessee.
Congress enacts the Supplementary Freedmenís Bureau Act over President Johnsonís vetoes.
Congress proposes the Fourteenth Amendment.
Tennessee readmitted to the Union.
Race riots in southern cities.
Republicans win congressional elections.
Thirty-ninth Congress begins debates over Reconstruction policy.
Teton Sioux wipe out Captain William J. Fettermanís troops.
National Labor Union founded.
Civil Rights Act Passed: grants the same civil rights to all persons born in the U.S., except Indians.
Debut of the nickel coin.
Railroad Enabling Act.
Organization of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) in Boston.