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January 1, 1867

The bill for a new tariff is being sent to congress that will heavily impact the entire country north and south, although they are unsure of what it is.

January 1, 1867

Richmond district representative returns to tell that states will be admitted back into the constitution backed by the adoption of a new amendment.

January 1, 1867

Man, fights for the religious freedom of the newly freed African-Americans in the state of Louisiana

January 1, 1867

A Southerner speaks at towards the Northern Democrats of Congress, calling them cowardly and regretful of beliefs towards the war.

January 2, 1867

Judge was brought before United States Commissioner after refusing to hear African American testimony in court. The case was trying to state that Reconstruction violated the Civil Rights Bill.

January 2, 1867

African American confesses to murder because he would be called a liar either way. Family members and friends defend him saying he was home alone at the time of the murder.

January 2, 1867

Citizens expressing opinions on being readmitted to the Union and if rights will be equally distributed to returning states.

January 2, 1867

Democrats in Ohio are questioned in polls and elections on whether African Americans should exercise the right to vote. This takes place prior 15th Amendment so have not considered this as an option.

January 3, 1867

During the current Congressional Session, it is to be determined if the Southern states will be admitted back to the Nation by the end of the session or if it will be pushed back into the following session.

January 3, 1867

Senator Wade of Ohio addresses at dinner the insincerity and perjury of the southern democrats. He is strongly advocating for the Congress of the Union to be the over laying Congress of the possibly reinstated Southern States with no input from their…
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