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January 4, 1867 Ohio ratifies the 14th Amendment
January 8, 1867 Kentucky rejects the 14th Amendment
January 8, 1867 Blacks in Washington D. C. gain the right to vote in a bill passed over President Andrew Johnson's veto
Washington D. C.
January 9, 1867 Virginia rejects the 14th Amendment
January 10, 1867 New York ratifies the 14th Amendment
January 11, 1867 Kansas ratifies the 14th Amendment
January 12, 1867 Pennsylvania ratifies the 14th Amendment
January 15, 1867 Illinois ratifies the 14th Amendment
January 16, 1867 West Virginia ratifies the 14th Amendment
January 16, 1867 Michigan ratifies the 14th Amendment
January 16, 1867 Minnesota ratifies the 14th Amendment
January 19, 1867 Maine ratifies the 14th Amendment
January 22, 1867 Nevada ratifies the 14th Amendment
January 23, 1867 Indiana ratifies the 14th Amendment
January 25, 1867 Missouri ratifies the 14th Amendment
February 6, 1867 Louisiana rejects the 14th Amendment
February 7, 1867 Wisconsin ratifies the 14th Amendment
February 8, 1867 Delaware rejects the 14th Amendment
March 1, 1867 Nebraska becomes a state
March 2, 1867 Federal army restores military rule to Mississippi (2nd Reconstruction).
March 2, 1867 Congress passes the Tenure of Office Act, denying the right of the President to remove officials who had been appointed with the consent of Congress.
March 5, 1867 Alexandria, Virginia rejects thousand of votes cast by Negroes, who were granted universal suffrage under the Reconstruction Act.
March 6, 1867 General Philip Sheridan assumes command of the 5th Military district encompassing Louisiana and Texas. He designates New Orleans as his headquarters.
March 20, 1867 Massachusetts ratifies the 14th Amendment
March 23, 1867 Maryland rejects the 14th Amendment
March 23, 1867 Congress passes the 2nd Reconstruction Act over Andrew Johnson's veto
March 30, 1867 William P. Seward signs a treaty with Russia buying Alaska for 2 cents an acre. Democrats called it "Seward's Folly"
April 9, 1867 Senate ratifies treaty purchasing Alaska
May 15, 1867 Nebraska ratifies the 14th Amendment
June 24, 1867 Congress passes a bill admitting Arkansas, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, and South Carolina into the Union. Virginia, Mississippi, and Texas, having refused to ratify the fourteenth amendment, were refused admission into the Union
July 3, 1867 House Select Committee on Reconstruction is appointed
August 8, 1867 President Andrew Johnson demands the resignation of Edwin Stanton, Secretary of War.
August 12, 1867 Ulysses S. Grant becomes
ad interim Secretary of War
Ulysses S. Grant
August 12, 1867 Edwin Stanton suspended by President Andrew Johnson
October 18, 1867 Russia turns over Alaska to the United States