Flashcards in Vocabulary Deck (14):
A person Into the idea of reconstruction
The process the federal government used to readmit the confederate states to the union
A federal agency set up to help former slaves after the civil war
A law passed by southern states that limited the freedom of former slaves
Took over presidency after Lincoln, impeached
Declared that all people born in the US except Native Americans were citizens
Stated that all people born in the US had rights and were citizens
A school set up to educate newly freed African Americans
A system in which landowners gave farm workers land, seed, tools in return for a part of the crops they raised.
Panic of 1873
A financial crisis in which banks closed and the stock market collapsed.
When you hang someone from a tree
Ku Klux Klan
Violent racist people who wanted to restore the control of the South and keep former slaves powerless.
Compromise of 1877
The agreement that resolved an 1876 election dispute: Rutherford B. Hayes became president and the removed the last federal troops from the South.