The American Civil War was fought in the United States from 1861 - 1865
Civil War 1861
Breaking legislation that signaled the entrance of the federal government in higher education
The Morrill Land Grant Act of 1862
law that defined citizenship and affirmed that all people are protected under the law.
Intended to provide practical aid to displaced Southerners and African Americans
Freedmen Bureau Act 1865
Civil Rights Act 1866