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December 2, 1865 Alabama ratifies the 13th Amendment, the 27th state to do so Alabama
  The Emancipation of Slaves
December 4, 1865 President Andrew Johnson appoints the Joint Committee on Reconstruction to determine which Southern states are entitled to representation in Congress
  Andrew Johnson
December 18, 1865 The 13th Amendment, which abolishes slavery except as a form of punishment, is proclaimed
  The Emancipation of Slaves
December 24, 1865 The Ku Klux Klan is organized at the law offices of Thomas M. Jones in Pulaski, Tennessee. The name derives from the Greek word kykos (circle) and was suggested by John B. Kennedy, who anglicized it to Ku Klux. James R. Crowe added the word Klan because of the predominant Scottish-Irish population of the area Tennessee
December 29, 1865 William Lloyd Garrison publishes the last issue of The Liberator. His goal of the "extermination of chattel slavery" had been met.
  The Emancipation of Slaves
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