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What is the name of the period following the Civil War in which Congress passed laws to help rebuild the country and bring the Southern states back into the Union?
One of the problems facing Virginians during Reconstruction was that millions of freed African Americans needed these 5 things (list them):
One of the problems facing Virginians during the Reconstruction was that Virginia's economy was in ruins because of these 3 things (list them):
1. Money had no value
2. Banks were closed
3. Railroads, bridges and plantations/ crops were destroyed
Why was the Freedman's Bureau important?
It was a government agency that provided food, schools and medical care for freed African Americans and others in Virginia.
What was sharecropping?
A system common in VA after the Civil War in which freemen and poor white farmers rented from landowners by promising to pay the owners with share of the crops
What 2 industries became important Virginia after the Civil War and Reconstruction?
1. Coal deposits discovered in Tazewell County
2. Tobacco farming and manufacture of tobacco products
The "SEPARATION" of people usually based on race or religion
An unfair "DIFFERENCE" int he treatment of people.
What were "Jim Crow" laws?
Legally establishment of Segregation or Separation of the races, and reinforced prejudices held by whites
Name one effect of "Jim Crow" laws on the lives of African Americans and American Indians.
Unfair poll taxes and voting test to keep people from voting
Name a second effect of "Jim Crow" laws on the lives of African Americans and American Indians.
African Americans were forced to we separate quality facilities and poor services such as drinking fountains, restrooms and restaurants.
Name a third effect of "Jim Crow" laws on the lives of African Americans and American Indians.
African Americans found it very difficult to vote or hold public office
Name the fourth effect of "Jim Crow" laws on the lives of African Americans and American Indians.
"Jim Crow" laws had an effect on American Indians/ First Americans
Name the fifth effect of "Jim Crow" laws on the lives of African Americans and American Indians.
African-American and White children attended "SEPARATE" schools
After the Civil War, what things began to grow and contribute to Virginia's economy?
3. Industries: coal/ tobacco
4. Need for needs
After the Civil War and Reconstruction. Virginia's cities grew with what 3 things?
After the Civil War and Reconstruction, what was key to the expansion of business, agriculture, and industry? They also facilitated the growth of small towns and cities.
After Reconstruction and the Civil War, other parts of Virginia grew as other industries developed. What was discovered in Tazewell County?
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