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13th Amendment

Completely abolished slavery in America
(Possibly on quiz)

2

14th Amendment

Protected citizenship rights for all Americans
(Possible on quiz)

3

15th Amendment

Guaranteed universal male suffrage
(Possibly on quiz)

4

Black Codes

Restricted freedman rights
(On quiz)

5

Share cropping

Aka Crop lien; system tied blacks to certain plot of land

6

Who shot Lincoln at Fords Theatre?

John Wilkes Booth

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Who became the new president after Lincoln died?

Andrew Johnson "union democrat"

8

How long did reconstruction last?

1865-1877

9

Radical Republicans

Wanted to punish the south-thought Lincoln and Johnson were too soft

10

Military Reconstruction Act

Divided south into 5 districts

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Carpetbaggers

Greedy northerners who moved to the south

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Scalawags

What southern republicans were referred to

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"redeemers"

Hoped to revitalize south through industry, focused on issues such as low taxes and white power, killed Republican Party

14

Exodusters

Ben singleton led these freedmen into Kansas to become farmers because the west held "promised land"

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Compromise of 1877

Hayes became president in exchange for pulling troops out of the south

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Why was Johnson impeached?

He violated the Tenure of Office Act
(On quiz)