Flashcards in Chapter 18 Deck (22):
What is Reconstruction?
Rebuilding the former confederate states and read mittens them to the union
Compare Lincoln's 10 Percent Plan with the Radical Republican plan.
Lincoln was forgiving and the radical republicans felt they needed to be punished
What was the Freedman’s Bureau?
Agency that helped African Americans make the transition to freedom
Where was Lincoln assassinated?
Who assassinated President Lincoln?
John Wilkes booth
What building was the location where Lincoln died?
The Peterson house
Who becomes the 17th President of the United States?
What was the significance of the 13th Amendment?
Abolished slavery in the US
What was the significance of the 14th Amendment?
Gave full citizenship to anyone born in the US, including African Americans
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?
They served in the general assembly, state senate, and representatives
Who won the Election of 1868?
Ulysses S. Grant
What were carpetbaggers?
Northerners that moved south during reconstruction to find wealth by bringing industry to the region.
What did the name scalawags mean?
White southerners that were pro-union
What was the largest terrorist group in America that was against African-American
Ku klux klan
What was unique about Rutherford B. Hayes' victory in the Election of 1876?
Won with most electoral votes but less popular voters
What were the purpose of poll taxes and literacy tests in many Southern states?
To make it harder for African Americans to vote
What is segregation?
Separation of the races
What were Jim Crow Laws?
Laws that required African Americans and whites to be separated in almost every public place
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