Flashcards in Chapter 18 Deck (21):
What is Reconstruction?
Rebuilding the former confederate states and readmitting them to the union
Compare Lincoln's 10 Percent Plan with the Radical Republican plan.
Lincolns plan was forgiving on the south,Radical republicans wanted a harder readmission
What was the Freedman’s Bureau?
Agency that helped African Americans make the transition to freedom.
Where was Lincoln assassinated?
Ford theater in Washington, D.C.
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?
Abolished slavery in 1865
What was the significance of the 14th Amendment?
Gave fall citizenship to anyone born in the us including African Americans in 1866
What was the significance of the 15th Amendment?
Gave African American men he right to vote in 1870
What did 14 African Americans do in Tennessee in the late 1800's?
Served in the states general assembly, state 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 region.
What did the name scalawags mean?
Name used by former confederates to describe some white southerners that were pro Union
What was the largest terrorist group in America that was against African-American rights?
What were the purpose of poll taxes and literacy tests in many Southern states?
Keeps from African Americans voting in the southern states
What is segregation?
Separation of the races
What were Jim Crow Laws?
Required blacks and whites to be separated in almost every place
What did the court case Plessy v Ferguson say about segregation?
Segregation was legal as long as it was separate and equal
What was an exoduster?
Blacks that left the south after the war