Gordon Granger, a general who is taking control of Texas with a union force. He encourages juneteenth, a happy day where slaves were just freed. Then in the recent events, the freedmans bureau, a handicap for freed slaves, is sweeping the nation with food, protection, and help. Some people argue that this is too generous. But let's be real, they're probably racist.
Johnson, the president, appointed Hamilton, a Unionist, as the governor who agrees with most policies of the north, but is not anti slavery. And recently, in the constitutional convention, a group was appointed to decide what rights former slaves should receive. This was a very biased convention, for it contained several confederate leaders that supported secession and the confederacy. A few of which, were not pardoned by the president.
BREAKING NEWS! In the constitution of 1866, it states that slavery is abolished, secession and war debt is nullified and other minor adjustments concerning freed slaves. But unfortunately, freedman are still barred from voting, holding public office, and serving on juries.
General Charles Griffin has registered freedman to vote. Over 50,000 freedman are registered, however, the south is angry. The Ku Klux Klan, also known as KKK, is a recently formed group that beats, threatens, and even kills freedmen, carpetbaggers, and scalawags. The KKK doesn't opposes the scalawaags and carpetbaggers because of their desire to play a part in reconstruction. In recent news, eight members of the KKK has set a black church on fire, killing six freedmen. After the fire, no police showed up on the scene. This is probably because many white officials in the south take part in the KKK.