RECUNSTRUCTION

RECUNSTRUCTION

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Fifteenth amendment Protected voting rights for African american men.
Process for readmitting states into the union 1. 10 percent of the state's voters had to swear loyalty to the union2. Each state had to ratify the thirteenth amendment.
Fredrick Douglas someone who escaped slavery and became a senate
Reconstruction act The rebuilding of the south after the war
Freedmen's bureau bill Rights for blacks
White supemecy Whites thinking they were superior to other races
Booker T. Washington beliefs That we should be economicaly ahead
Thirteenth amendment Made slavery illegal
Tenant someone who pays rent
Pardon to forgive leaders
Impeach to charge an official with wrongdoing
Scalawag Southerners who worked with northerners
Sharecropping Someone who pays using their crops
Freedmen's bureau Agency that helped freed slaves
Plessy V. Ferguson Sat in the white section of the railroad to try to make a change
Comprimise of 1877 A deal to help Hayes win
W.E.B. Dubois beliefs That we should fight for our rights
Carpetbaggers A northerner who went south during reconstruction
Andrew Johnson president who served after Lincoln
Jim crow laws Laws that made slavery legal
Fourteenth amendment Granted citizenship to all born in the U.S
Discrimination People who were treated different because of race
civil rights act President Johnson vetoed it

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