Flashcards in Chapter 18✏️ Deck (22):
What is Reconstruction?
Rebuilding the former confederate states and readmitting them one by one back into the U.S
Compare Lincoln's 10 Percent Plan with the Radical Republican plan.
Lincoln wanted to be forgiving but the radical republicans wanted to be harsh
What was the Freedman’s Bureau?
It helped A-A's make the transition to freedom
Where was Lincoln assassinated?
Who assassinated President Lincoln?
John Wilkes Booth
What building was the location where Lincoln died?
The Peterson house
Who becomes the 17th President of the United States?
What was the significance of the 13th Amendment?
It abolished slavery and freed slaves
What was the significance of the 14th Amendment?
It gave full citizenship to A-A's
What was the significance of the 15th Amendment?
Gave A-A men the right to vote
What did 14 African Americans do in Tennessee in the late 1800's?
Served in state General assembly,senate, and representatives
Who won the Election of 1868?
Ulysses S. Grant
What were carpetbaggers?
Northerners that moved to the south during reconstruction to find wealth by bringing industry to the regions
What did the name scalawags mean?
A name used by former confederates to describe come white southerners that were pro-Union
What was the largest terrorist group in America that was against African-American
What was unique about Rutherford B. Hayes' victory in the Election of 1876?
He won the most electoral votes but didn't win the popular vote
What were the purpose of poll taxes and literacy tests in many Southern states?
To prevent A-A's from voting
What is segregation?
Separation of the races
What were Jim Crow Laws?
Laws that required A-A's and whites to be separated in almost every public place
What did the court case Plessy v Ferguson say about segregation?
Segregation was legal if it was separate and equal
What was an exoduster?
African Americans that left the south after the war