What was the most important task of the Reconstruction period?
What year did the Civil War end?
What was the period called when the south was being rebuilt?
Describe the condition of the South at the end of the Civil War
What did the 13th ammendment do?
What was the name of the plan that President Lincoln created to reunite the South as quickly as possible?
Who was president when the Civil War ended?
What 2 things did each state have to do to rejoin the Union after the War?
Describe the schools and colleges for the African Americans in the South during this time.
Name the government program that provided food, clothing, shelter, medical care, jobs, and legal help to both African Americans and Whites
The Freedman's Bureau set up 4,000 schools for who?
How did Abrahm Lincoln die?
Who became president after Lincoln was assassinated?
What did President Johnson do that showed that he disliked the South?
What did President Johnson do to show that he did like the South?
Did President Johnson take action against the Black Codes?
What is it called when a public official (like a president or mayor) is charged with a crime?
What President was almost (but not quite enough votes) impeached?
What were the laws called that were passed by Southern states that limited the freedoms and rights of African Americans?
What were three of the rights that were not allowed to African Americans because of the BlackCodes?
Name 3 important things that the Reconstruction Act of 1867 made happen
What 2 things did the 14th ammendment do?
What did the 15th Ammendment do?
Give a brief phrase describing what the 13th, 14th, & 15th ammendment did
What are 2 of the laws that were passed in the South to keep black people from voting?
What is it called when people rent land from someone so that they can have a share (part) of the crop grown there?
Did sharecropping happen a lot in the South during Reconstruction?
Were most southern farmers
wealthy (rich) or poor during Reconstruction?
During Reconstruction, was the price of cotton high or low?
Many Northerners moved to the South during reconstruction to do what?
Northerners who moved to the South and helped fight for Afican American Rights were called __________
Southerners believed that the Northern people who moved down south were taking advantage of the _____________ of the South
During Reconstruction were any African Americans elected to state office or Congress?
Did most Southern white people accept the African Americans as equals?
What was name of the secret society created by former Confederate Officers to terrorize African Americans?
What methods did the Ku Klux Klan use to frighten blacks and keep them from voting?
What clothing did the KKK wear?
and what did they do to property and Blacks?
Give at least 3 things in the 1880's that blacks and whites had to use seperately
What do you call the separation of people based on their race (color of skin)?
What laws were passed that forced segregation and made it legal to segregate based on race?
The Supreme Court ruled in Plessy vs. Ferguson that segregation was __________ as long as it was _____________but _________
After Plessy vs. Ferguson was passed were services for blacks and whites equal?
Did African Americans experience discriminatioin in both the South and the North?
After the 13th, 14th, and 15th ammendments were passed, did the African Americans gain many rights?
In the Presidential election of 1876, who won?
a) Democrat Samuel Tilden
b) Republican Rutherford Hayes
What did Hayes promise to do if he were elected President?
Was he able to do that?
When President Hayes ended Reconstruction, he quickly did what?