Chronicles of Boone County

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1865

1865

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Events

Boone County

Kentucky

  • The University of Kentucky is founded in Lexington.
  • The state of Kentucky refuses to ratify the Thirteenth Amendment. Along with the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments, it will not pass the state legislature until 1976.

U.S. & World

  • April 14 - President Abraham Lincoln is assassinated. He is succeeded in office by his Vice-President, Andrew Johnson.
  • The Freedmen's Bureau is founded.
  • The Thirteenth Amendment is ratified, outlawing slavery in the U.S.
  • The Secret Service is founded to combat the wave of currency counterfeiting around the country.

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1865.txt · Last modified: 2015/04/20 17:16 by jgregory