Flashcards in Chapter 18 Deck (22):
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.
Lincoln's plan forgiving on the south, radical republicans plan wanted harsher readmission process.
What was the Freedman’s Bureau?
Agency that helped African Americans make the transition to freedom
Where was Lincoln assassinated?
Ford's Theater Washington D.C.
Who assassinated President Lincoln?
John Wilkes Booth
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?
Gave full citizenship to anyone born in the US
What was the significance of the 15th Amendment?
Gave African American men the right to vote
What did 14 African Americans do in Tennessee in the late 1800's?
Served in the state's general assembly
Who won the Election of 1868?
Ulysses S. Grant
What were carpetbaggers?
Northers 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
What was unique about Rutherford B. Hayes' victory in the Election of 1876?
He won with more electoral votes but less popular votes
What were the purpose of poll taxes and literacy tests in many Southern states?
To keep African Americans from voting in the south
What is segregation?
Separation of races
What were Jim Crow Laws?
Laws that required African Americans and whites to be separated in public places
What did the court case Plessy v Ferguson say about segregation?
Said segregation was legal as long as it was separate and equal
What was an exoduster?
African Americans that left the South after the war