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What is Reconstruction?

Rebuilding the former confederate states and readmitting them to the union

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

Lincolns plan was forgiving on the south,Radical republicans wanted a harder readmission

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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?

Ford theater in Washington, D.C.

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Who assassinated President Lincoln?

John Wilkes

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What building was the location where Lincoln died?

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 in 1865

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What was the significance of the 14th Amendment?

Gave fall citizenship to anyone born in the us including African Americans in 1866

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What was the significance of the 15th Amendment?

Gave African American men he right to vote in 1870

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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 representatives.

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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 confederates to describe some white southerners that were pro Union

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

Kkk

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

Keeps from African Americans voting in the southern states

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What is segregation?

Separation of the races

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What were Jim Crow Laws?

Required blacks and whites to be separated in almost every place

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

Segregation was legal as long as it was separate and equal

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What was an exoduster?

Blacks that left the south after the war

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

Benjamin pap