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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.

Lincoln's plan forgiving on the south, radical republicans plan wanted harsher readmission process.

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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's Theater Washington D.C.

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Who assassinated President Lincoln?

John Wilkes Booth

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What building was the location where Lincoln died?

Petersen 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

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What was the significance of the 14th Amendment?

Gave full citizenship to anyone born in the US

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What was the significance of the 15th Amendment?

Gave African American 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 state's general assembly

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Who won the Election of 1868?

Ulysses S. Grant

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What were carpetbaggers?

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

He won 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 keep African Americans from voting in the south

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What is segregation?

Separation of races

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What were Jim Crow Laws?

Laws that required African Americans and whites to be separated in public places

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

Said segregation was legal as long as it was separate and equal

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What was an exoduster?

African Americans 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" Singleton