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reconstruction plans

US the period after the Civil War when the South was reorganized and reintegrated into the Union (1865-77)

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reconstruction amendments

The Reconstruction amendments are the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth amendments to the United States Constitution

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black codes

These laws had the intent and the effect of restricting Black people's freedom

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carpetbaggers

Northerners who moved to the south

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scalawags

scalawags were southern whites who supported Reconstruction and the Republican Party after the American Civil War

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radical republicans

Radicals strongly opposed slavery during the war and after the war distrusted ex-Confederates

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tenure of office act

intended to restrict the power of the President of the United States to remove certain office-holders without the approval of the Senate

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freedmen

A freedman is a former slave who has been released from slavery

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sharecroppers

Sharecropping is a system of agriculture in which a landowner allows a tenant to use the land in return for a share of the crops

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freedmans bureau

U.S. federal government agency that aided distressed freedmen

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plessy vs ferguson

upholding the constitutionality of state laws requiring racial segregation in public facilities under the doctrine of "separate but equal"

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WEB Duboise

Founded NAACP

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Booker T Washington

Washington was of the last generation of black American leaders born into slavery

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Ida B Wells

woman's suffrage movement

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Homestead Act

several United States federal laws that gave an applicant ownership of land, typically called a "homestead", at little or no cost

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exodusters

The large-scale black migration from the South to Kansas came to be known as the "Great Exodus," and those participating in it were called "exodusters

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Plain Indinas

The Plains Indians are Native Americans/First Nations who live on the plains and rolling hills of the Great Plains of North America