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What is Reconstruction?

Rebuilding the former confed states and readmitting to union

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

Lincoln- forgiving south
Radical- harsher readmission process

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What was the Freedman’s Bureau?

Agency that helped A-A make the transition to freedom

3

Where was Lincoln assassinated?

Fords theater

4

Who assassinated President Lincoln?

John Wilkes

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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 in 1865

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What was the significance of the 14th Amendment?

Full citizenship to anyone in US including A-A's in 1866

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What was the significance of the 15th Amendment?

Gave A-A men right to vote in 1870

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What did 14 African Americans do in Tennessee in the late 1800's?

Served in states general assembly state senate and rep

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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 region

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What did the name scalawags mean?

Describes white southerners that were pro- union

14

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?

More electoral then popular votes

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

Requirements for voting in many southern states to keep A-A's from voting

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What is segregation?

Separates races

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What were Jim Crow Laws?

Required A-A's and whites to be separated in public

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

Segregation legal as long as it was equal

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What was an exoduster?

A-A that left south after war

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

Benjamin "Pap" Singleton