reconstuction unit 2

reconstuction unit 2

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Plessy V. Ferguson arrested for sitting on the white section of the railroad car
freedmen's bureau agency that helped newly freed African Americans start new lives
Frederick Douglass worked for womens rights and the mistreatment of Native Americans and Chinese Immigrants
white surpremcy segregation between the blacks and whites
Andrew Jackson president after Lincoln
civil rights act congress vetoed it
reconstruction act divided the south into 5 military districts
Jim crow laws made segregation legall
13th amendment made slavery illegal
14th amendment granted citizenship to everyone born in the United States, except Native Americans
15th amendment ensured all citizens the right to vote regardless of race,color, or previous condition of servitude
freedmen's bureau bill Andrew Johnson vetoed it
compromise of 1877 Hayes became president and promises to remove all the troops in the south
Booker t. Washington founded the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama
W.E.B Dubois co-founded the NAACP
process for readmitting confederate states to the union to preserve the Union and keep it together
discrimination an unfair difference in ways people are treated
tenant someone who pays rent
carpetbaggers a northerner who went south during Ronstruction
impeach to charge an offical with wrong doing
scalawags a white southerner who worked with northerners and African Americans during Reconstruction
pardoned forgave, or offenses of many high-ranking confederate soliders
sharecropping tenant paid a portion of their crops as rent

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