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1

What is Reconstruction?

rebuilding the former confederate states and readmitting them to the union

2

Compare Lincoln's 10 Percent Plan with the Radical Republican plan.

Lincons 10 % plan~ forgiving on the south
Radical republicans~ wanted a harsher readmission process

3

What was the Freedman’s Bureau?

agency that helped African Americans to make the transition to freedom

4

Where was Lincoln assassinated?

Fords theater, Washington DC

5

Who assassinated President Lincoln?

John Wilkes Booth

6

What building was the location where Lincoln died?

Petersen house

7

Who becomes the 17th President of the United States?

Andrew Johnson

8

What was the significance of the 13th Amendment?

abolished slavery in 1865

9

What was the significance of the 14th Amendment?

gave full citizenship to anyone born in the US, including African Americans, in 1866

10

What was the significance of the 15th Amendment?

gave African American men the right to vote in 1870

11

What did 14 African Americans do in Tennessee in the late 1800's?

served in the states general assembly

12

Who won the Election of 1868?

Ulysses S. Grant

13

What were carpetbaggers?

northerners that moved to the south during the reconstruction to find wealth by bringing industry to the region

14

What did the name scalawags mean?

used to describe white southerners that were pro union

15

What was the largest terrorist group in America against African-American rights?

KKK

16

What was unique about Rutherford B. Hayes' victory in the Election of 1876?

had more electoral votes, but less popular votes than Tilden

17

What were the purpose of poll taxes and literacy tests in many Southern states?

added as requirements for voting in many southern states to keep African Americans from voting

18

What is segregation?

Separation of the races

19

What were Jim Crow Laws?

separated the whites an African Americans

20

What did the court case Plessy v Ferguson say about segregation?

segregation was legal as long as it was separate AND equal

21

What was an exoduster?

African Americans that left the south after the war

22

Who was the Tennessean that helped lead a group of exodusters to Kansas?

Benjamin "pap" singleton