The fourteenth and fifteenth amendments granted citizenship to all and voting rights to African American males. To be more specific, the 14th amendment granted citizenship to all persons born or naturalized in the US.
a loyalty oath
it raised african americans expectations of their right to citizenship
they passed the civil rights act of 1866.
Six Confederate Veterans founded the Klan after Slavery was abolished in the Civil War. It would be like a group of Nazi Veterans killing Jewish people after WWII
they used violence to prevent freed people from voting
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 eliminated barriers to black people and other minorities from voting as a result of restrictive laws passed by various states.
some southerners felt that confiscating property violated the constitution
all southern african american men could vote.