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What is Reconstruction?

Rebuilding the former confederate states and read mittens them to the union

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

Lincoln was forgiving and the radical republicans felt they needed to be punished

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What was the Freedman’s Bureau?

Agency that helped African Americans make the transition to freedom

3

Where was Lincoln assassinated?

Fords theater

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Who assassinated President Lincoln?

John Wilkes booth

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What building was the location where Lincoln died?

The 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 the US

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What was the significance of the 14th Amendment?

Gave full citizenship to anyone born in the US, including African Americans

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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?

They served in the 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 south during reconstruction to find wealth by bringing industry to the region.

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What did the name scalawags mean?

White southerners 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?

Won with most electoral votes but less popular voters

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

To make it harder 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 African Americans and whites to be separated in almost every public place

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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