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 10% Plan: Forgiving on the South
Radical Republican: wanted a harsher readmission process
What was the Freedman’s Bureau?
Agency that helped African Americans make the transition easier
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?
What was the significance of the 14th Amendment?
Gave full citizenship to anyone born in the US, including A-A's
What was the significance of the 15th Amendment?
Gave A-A men the right to vote
What did 14 African Americans do in Tennessee in the late 1800's?
Serve in the state's general assembly
Who won the Election of 1868?
Ulysses S. Grant
What were carpetbaggers?
Northerners that moved to the South during the Reconstruction to find wealthy bringing industry into the region
What did the name scalawags mean?
Name used by former Confederates to describe white southerners that are pro-Union
What was the largest terrorist group in America that was against African-American
Klu Klux Klan
What was unique about Rutherford B. Hayes' victory in the Election of 1876?
Wins the election with more electoral votes but less popular votes
What were the purpose of poll taxes and literacy tests in many Southern states?
So A-A's couldn't vote
What is segregation?
The separation of the races
What were Jim Crow Laws?
Laws that required A-A's and whites to be separated in almost every public face
What did the court case Plessy v Ferguson say about segregation?
Said that segregation was legal as long as it was separate and equal
What was an exoduster?
African Americans that left the South after the war