Flashcards in Chapter 18 Deck (22):
What is Reconstruction?
Rebuilding the former confed states and readmitting to union
Compare Lincoln's 10 Percent Plan with the Radical Republican plan.
Lincoln- forgiving south
Radical- harsher readmission process
What was the Freedman’s Bureau?
Agency that helped A-A make the transition to freedom
Where was Lincoln assassinated?
Who assassinated President Lincoln?
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?
Abolished slavery in 1865
What was the significance of the 14th Amendment?
Full citizenship to anyone in US including A-A's in 1866
What was the significance of the 15th Amendment?
Gave A-A men right to vote in 1870
What did 14 African Americans do in Tennessee in the late 1800's?
Served in states general assembly state senate and rep
Who won the Election of 1868?
Ulysses S grant
What were carpetbaggers?
Northerners that moved to the south during reconstruction to find wealth by bringing industry to region
What did the name scalawags mean?
Describes 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?
More electoral then popular votes
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
What is segregation?
What were Jim Crow Laws?
Required A-A's and whites to be separated in public
What did the court case Plessy v Ferguson say about segregation?
Segregation legal as long as it was equal
What was an exoduster?
A-A that left south after war