Flashcards in Chapter 18 Deck (22):
What is Reconstruction?
Rebuilding the former confederate states and re admitting them to the union
Compare Lincoln's 10 Percent Plan with the Radical Republican plan.
Lincoln wanted to be forgiving on the south
What was the Freedman’s Bureau?
An agency that helped African Americans make the transition to freedom
Where was Lincoln assassinated?
Who assassinated President Lincoln?
John Wilkes Both
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?
What was the significance of the 14th Amendment?
It gave African Americans full citizenship
What was the significance of the 15th Amendment?
It gave African American men the right to vote
What did 14 African Americans do in Tennessee in the late 1800's?
They served in the Tennessee ,general assembly , senate ,and representatives
Who won the Election of 1868?
Ulysses S Grant
What were carpetbaggers?
Northerners that wanted to start up industry in the north
What did the name scalawags mean?
Southerners that supported the south
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?
No one got the majority
What were the purpose of poll taxes and literacy tests in many Southern states?
To keep African Americans from voting
What is segregation?
Separation of two races
What were Jim Crow Laws?
Laws that separated whites from African Americans
What did the court case Plessy v Ferguson say about segregation?
It was legal as long as every one was treated fairly
What was an exoduster?
An African American that moved from the south