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Tenant Someone who pays rent
Impeach To charge an official with wrongdoing
Freedmen's Bureau A group that helped newly African Americans start new lives
Scalawag Southerners who helped the African Americans and Carpetbaggers for money
W.E.B. Du Boise and his beliefs for achieving equality Author ,educator, and magazine editor who believed that African American deserved equality and should demand it immediately
Booker T. Washington and his beliefs for achieving equality African teacher and author who thought the best way to achieve equality was to learn a skill and gain economic freedom
Freedmen's Bureau bill Lincoln created Freedmen's Bureau agency who helped newly freed African Americans start new lives
Fifteenth Amendment Ensured all citizens the right to vote regardless of " race, color, or previous condition of servitude", or condition of enslavement
Reconstruction Act rebuilding the South
Who was Fredrick Douglass? He was an abolitionist leader who was enslaved
Discrimination An unfair difference in the way people are treated
Civil rights act Guaranteed African Americans full and equal access to public facilities ( President Johnson vetoed it)
Plessy v. Ferguson A court case against Homer Plessy Vs. Ferguson It said separate Facilities for African Americans and Whites were constitution as long as they were equal
Thirteenth Amendment Made slavery illegal throughout the United States and its territories
Jim Crow laws To make segregation legal
Andrew Johnson President after Abraham Lincoln died.
Fourteenth Amendment Granted citizenship to everyone born in the United States, except Native Americans
White Supremacy Idea that white people were superior to other races
process for readmitting confederate States to the Union First, 10 percent of each state's voters had to swear loyalty to the Union.Second, each state also had to ratify the thirteen amendment
Compromise of 1877 Leaders in congress worked out a deal that became known as the compromise of 1877

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