reconstruction

reconstruction

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plessy v ferguson the court case which the ruling was constitutional if separate but equal
freedmen's bureau a group that helped freed slaves
fredrick douglas an abolitionist leader
white supremacy the problem that cased the civil war and the next rights
andrew johnson the 17th president
civil rights act the act that gave blacks rights
freedmen's bureau bill vetoed by andrew johnson
reconstruction act caused great change in the south
jim crow laws most southern towns had to segregate
13th amendment it made slavery illegal
14th amendment granted citizenship to everyone born in the u.s. except for native americans
15th amendment provides voting rights to people regardless of race, color, or previous condition of servitude
compremise of 1877 hayes promised to remove union troops from the south if he got votes
booker t. washington and his beliefs for achieving equality he thought they had to earn it by learning a skill
w.e.b duboise and his beliefs for acheving equality he thought they had to demand rights
process for readmitting confedarate states to the union 10 percent of voters had to swear loyalty to the union and had to approve the 13th amendment
discrimination an unfair difference in the way people are treated
tenant people who would live and work on the rented land
carpetbaggers northerners who moved to the south to the south to start businesses
impeach to charge an official with wrongdoing
scalawags southerners who cooperated with carpetbaggers and African Americans
pardon to forgive
sharecropping one form of tenant farming

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