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Hour B, Segment 5
The History Book
April 21, 1836—Texans led by Sam Houston defeated the Mexicans at San Jacinto, assuring Texas' independence.
April 20, 1871—The Civil Rights Act of 1871 (the Ku Klux Klan Act) becomes law.
You can read a transcript of remarks by Rep. Joseph H. Rainey (R-S.C.) during floor debate on the bill.
April 23, 2005 — The first video is uploaded to YouTube.com.
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