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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- forgiving on the south
Radical- wanted a harsher readmission freedom

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What was the Freedman’s Bureau?

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

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What building was the location where Lincoln died?

Petersons 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?

Abolish slavery

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What was the significance of the 14th Amendment?

Have full citizenship to anyone born in us including African American men the right to vote

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What was the significance of the 15th Amendment?

Gave African men the right to vote

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

Served in the states general assembly, state senate and rep

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Who won the Election of 1868?

Ulysses s grant

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What were carpetbaggers?

Northerners that moved to the south during reconstruction to find wealth by bringing industry to the region

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What did the name scalawags mean?

Name used by former confederate that were pro Union

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

Ku klux klan

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

He won it with more electoral votes but less popular votes

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

To make it difficult for African Americans to vote

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What is segregation?

Separation of the races

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What were Jim Crow Laws?

Laws that required white people and black people to be separated

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

Segregation was legal as long as it was separated me equal

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What was an exoduster?

African Americans that left the south after war

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

Benjamin pap singleton