Amnesty Act (24 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)
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The Amnesty Act, passed by the U.S. Congress on 22 May, restored the civil rights to citizens of the South except for 500 Confederate leaders.

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "Amnesty Act". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5973, accessed 21 September 2017.]

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