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What is Reconstruction?

Rebuilding the former confederate states and re admitting them to the union

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Compare Lincoln's 10 Percent Plan with the Radical Republican plan.

Lincoln wanted to be forgiving on the south

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What was the Freedman’s Bureau?

An agency that helped African Americans make the transition to freedom

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Where was Lincoln assassinated?

Fords theater

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Who assassinated President Lincoln?

John Wilkes Both

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What building was the location where Lincoln died?

The Peterson house

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Who becomes the 17th President of the United States?

Andrew Johnson

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What was the significance of the 13th Amendment?

Abolished slavery

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What was the significance of the 14th Amendment?

It gave African Americans full citizenship

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What was the significance of the 15th Amendment?

It gave African American men the right to vote

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What did 14 African Americans do in Tennessee in the late 1800's?

They served in the Tennessee ,general assembly , senate ,and representatives

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Who won the Election of 1868?

Ulysses S Grant

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What were carpetbaggers?

Northerners that wanted to start up industry in the north

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What did the name scalawags mean?

Southerners that supported the south

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What was the largest terrorist group in America that was against African-American
rights?

The KKK

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What was unique about Rutherford B. Hayes' victory in the Election of 1876?

No one got the majority

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What were the purpose of poll taxes and literacy tests in many Southern states?

To keep African Americans from voting

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What is segregation?

Separation of two races

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What were Jim Crow Laws?

Laws that separated whites from African Americans

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What did the court case Plessy v Ferguson say about segregation?

It was legal as long as every one was treated fairly

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What was an exoduster?

An African American that moved from the south

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Who was the Tennessean that helped lead a group of exodusters to Kansas?

Benjamin singleton