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1

1868 Johnson does what that gets him impeached

Fires the secretary of war without senate approval

2

Does the senate find Johnson guilty during his impeachment trial

No

3

1868 who is elected president

U.S. Grant

4

What year is grant re-elected

1872

5

What does the Force act do?

Passed by U.S. Grant, force act forces voting under federal control, troops sent to south to get control of votes on a local level

6

U.S. Grant dies of throat cancer in

1885

7

Who encourages US Grant to write a biography to finance his family after his impending death

Samuel Clemens / Mark Twain: author of Huck Fin

8

Who were the candidates of the election of 1876

Samuel Tilden- Democrat

Rutherford Hayes- Republican

9

What were the 3 states that challenged the votes in the election of 1876

South Carolina

Louisiana

Florida

10

Who originally wins the election of 1876 and who wins after vote recount

Tilden originally wins

Rutherford Hayes takes office

11

What was the Compromise of 1877

Hayes tells the south that he will end reconstruction( 12 years after the end of the war)

This is why: Florida, Louisiana, and South Carolina flip and " recount votes"

12

When does reconstruction end and by the hand of who

Spring of 1877

Rutherford Hayes

13

Three voting restrictions that take political power from blacks

1) poll tax

2) literacy test

3) grandfather clause ( grandfather couldn't vote: neither can you)

14

Which Supreme Court case begins SEPARATE BUT EQUAL

Plessy vs. Fergusson

15

Plessy vs. Ferguson what happined

Homer Plessy buys ticket for train, he buys it for a certain and when asked to move he refuses, and is thrown off the train

Loses Supreme Court case- begins separate but equal

16

Who started the Tuskegee institute

Booker T Washington

17

What was Booker Washington's view about black education

Education in the arts is a waste of time, blacks need to be educated to get jobs and function within society

18

What was Washintons most famous speech

the Atlanta Compromise

19

What did Booker t Washington say in his Atlanta compromise

Blacks execpt that they do not have equality and it will take time to get there.
Many view this as excepting separate but equal

20

W.E.B. Dubois

Born free man of color 1868, in the north. Harvard educated, becomes enemy of Booker T. ( views Booker as a sell out)

21

W.E.B. Dubois most famous book

Souls of Black folk

22

1909 NAACP

National association for the advancement of colored people

23

WEB Dubois believes in the talented 10%...

10% of colored people will become leaders and break down the walls of prejudice and the 90% will fallow

24

1867 tenure of office act

Says if senate has to approve appointed officials being hired, it must also have to approve them being fired

25

Post war " war" is between ---

Johnson and the radical republicans