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- forgiving on the south
Radical- wanted a harsher readmission freedom
What was the Freedman’s Bureau?
Agency that helped African Americans make the transition to freedom
Where was Lincoln assassinated?
Who assassinated President Lincoln?
What building was the location where Lincoln died?
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?
Have full citizenship to anyone born in us including African American men the right to vote
What was the significance of the 15th Amendment?
Gave African men the right to vote
What did 14 African Americans do in Tennessee in the late 1800's?
Served in the states general assembly, state senate and rep
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 region
What did the name scalawags mean?
Name used by former confederate that were pro Union
What was the largest terrorist group in America that was against African-American
Ku klux klan
What was unique about Rutherford B. Hayes' victory in the Election of 1876?
He won it with more electoral votes but less popular votes
What were the purpose of poll taxes and literacy tests in many Southern states?
To make it difficult for African Americans to vote
What is segregation?
Separation of the races
What were Jim Crow Laws?
Laws that required white people and black people to be separated
What did the court case Plessy v Ferguson say about segregation?
Segregation was legal as long as it was separated me equal
What was an exoduster?
African Americans that left the south after war