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who is Andrew Jonson? Jonson believed that congress was limiting the power of the President.
what is sharecropping? a system in which farmers rented land in exchange for crops.
what is a tenant? a person who pays rent.
what are Jim crow Laws? under the Jim crow Laws African American had to ride in railroad cars and even go to different schools than the whites.
what is the compromise of 1877? In march of the following year, leaders in congress worked out
what is the reconstruction Act? In 1867 congress passed the reconstruction Act, dividing the south into 5 districts.
What is the Civil Rights Act? Andrew Johnson vetoed that Act.
Freedmen's Bureau rights for African Americans
pardoned? to forgive offences of many high-ranking confederate leaders.
discrimination? a unfair difference in the way people are treated.
who is Booker T. Washington? He was an Author ,teacher and in 1881 he founded the Tuskegee institute in Alabama and didn't believe that African Americans should fight for equal rights.
who is W.E.B. DuBois? He disagreed with Washington's idea and believed African Americans deserved equality and demanded it know.
who is Fredrick Douglass? He is an Abolitionist Leader.
scalawag These people were sometimes called traitors by other southerners
what is the 13th Amendment? Slavery is illegal throughout the United States.
what is the 14th Amendment? Granted citizenship to everyone born in the United States.
what is the 15th amendment? Gives all male citizens the vote regardless of race.
what is the Freedmen's Bureau? this agency helped newly freed African Americans.
Plessy V.Ferguson

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