UNIT 1 INDIVIDUAL PROJECT
HIST105-1204B-14 U.S. History
Espola R. Smith
October 7, 2012
The U.S. federal government expansion of authority between the beginning of the U.S. Civil War and the end of the Civil Right Era had many historical events that took place. You will learn about some of these events that went on between the times of the Civil War and the Civil Right Era. These events have played a major role in the world today. They have made the world what it is today. You will learn the time periods in which the acts were enacted; these altogether are relevant periods that happened.
UNIT 1 Individual Project
Everything that happened in the U.S. federal government expansion of authority between the beginning of the U.S. Civil War and the end of the Civil Right Era was very important. The events that happen have had an effect on everything that is going on in the world today. Some people do not know it, but what happen is still affecting the way that things are being done today. There are plenty examples of the things that happened. One example of U.S. federal government expansion of authority between the beginnings of the U.S. Civil War and the end of the Civil Right Era were in 1865 when Congress was authorized to eliminate slavery. By doing this they created the thirteenth amendment. The Proclamation to stop slavery had already been presented. It was an executive order. The political structure showed that the Proclamation granted Congress the power to enforce through legislation, which is considered the most important part (Tony, 2012). This gave them the ability to go ahead and take further action against the Ten Confederate States. This gave the government a way to introduce and pass further proclamations and anything else they had to do in regards to the rights of slaves. Social structures showed that the full civil rights were still way off. The law and public opinion were...
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