Am Hist 5 Ch 17 Terms

  1. the process of readmitting the former Confederate States to the Union.  (picking up the pieces)
    Reconstruction
  2. Lincoln's idea to offer Southerners amnesty, or official pardon, for all illegal acts supporting the rebellion.  10% of the men had to take an oath of loyalty to the Union and agree that slavery was illegal.
    Ten Percent Plan
  3. Made slavery illegal throughout the United States.
    13th Amendment
  4. Laws that greatly limited the freedom of African-Americans.
    Black Codes
  5. Provided African-Americans the same legal rights as white Americans.
    Civil Rights Act/14th Amendment
  6. Gave African-American men the right to vote.
    15th Amendment
  7. Northern-born republicans who moved to the  South after the war.
    Carpet-baggers.
  8. White southern Republicans (greedy rascals).
    Scalawags
  9. Laws that divided the South into five military districts.
    Reconstruction Acts
  10. Democrats accepted Rutherford B. Hayes as president in return for all Federal troops being removed from the South.
    Compromise of 1877
  11. A special tax people had to pay before they could vote.  Intended to disenfranchise African-Americans.
    Poll Tax
  12. Forced separation of whites and African-Americans in public places.
    Segregation
  13. Laws that enforced segregation.
    Jim Crow Laws
  14. Supreme Court decision that segregation was Constitutional if "separate-but-equal" facilities were provided.
    Plessy v. Ferguson
  15. Landowners supplied land, tools, and supplies; tenants provided the labor in exchange for a portion of the crops.
    Sharecropping
  16. Abolitionist who, when the 13th Amendment was ratified, declared that the work of abolition was now finished.
    William Lloyd Garrison
  17. Abolitionist who said "Slavery is not abolished until the black man has the ballot" (vote).
    Frederick Douglass
  18. An agency providing relief for freed-people and certain poor people in the South.
    Freedmen's Bureau
  19. Democrat who became president after Lincoln, a former slave-holder.  He wanted to make it easy for rebellious states to re-enter the Union.
    Andrew Johnson
  20. Assassinated Abraham Lincoln.
    John Wilkes Booth
  21. Southerner who said: "This is a white man's government, and intended for white men only."
    Benjamin F. Perry
  22. Group that took a harsh stance toward the South - wanted the Federal Government to force change in the South.
    Radical Republicans.
  23. A black man who was born free in North Carolina, was the first African-American man to be a U.S. Senator.
    Hiram Revels
  24. Grew up in slavery in Virginia, but became an important Republican in Mississippi and a one-term U.S. Senator.
    Blanche K. Bruce
  25. A secret society that opposed civil rights, especially suffrage, for African Americans.
    Ku Klux Klan
  26. Democrats who brought their political party back to power in the South.
    Redeemers
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Am Hist 5 Ch 17 Terms
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Terms for Ch 17 Am History 5
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