End of the Civil War

Target 3

Main Idea 1: What problems did former slave Robert Hickman face when he settled in Minnesota?

He faced having people accept him and getting a job.

Main Idea 2: What are two effects that the Civil War had on Minnesota?

  • Their economy grew
  • They learned that they were firmly connected to other Americans

Main Idea 4: What effect did the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendment have on reconstructing the US after the war?

13th: African Slaves were free!

14th: African Americans had the same legal rights

15th: African American men had the right to vote


13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments

13th: Outlawed slavery in the United States

14th:Gave citizenship to all people born in the United States, regardless of race

15th: Gave the right to vote to African American men

Emancipation Proclamation

An order issued by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863. It announced that the enslaved people in the Confederate states were free.

Appomattox Court House

Where Lee surrendered to the Union