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Time period after the Civil War when the nation was trying to rebuild itself.
• Lincoln's Reconstruction Plan
required only 10% of the population to swear allegiance to the Union before they could rejoin.
• Johnson's Reconstruction Plan
similar to Lincoln's Plan but a few additions: you had to request a pardon individually from the President and ratify the 13th Amendment
• Congressional Reconstruction Plan
protects the rights of the Freedmen as well as protecting the Republicans power in government.
• 13th Amendment
• 14th Amendment
Gave all American citizens equal protection under the law including African Americans
• 15th Amendment
Gave all male citizens, including African Americans, the right to vote
A system in which the landowner provided the tools and the freedmen or poor farmers provided the labor and then would share the crops.
• Freedman's Bureau
program that provided newly freed slaves with food, shelter, work, and education
nickname for Southern whites who supported Reconstruction
Northerners who came to the South during Reconstruction and carried their belongings in a carpet baglike material.
Another name for the United States of America
The newly formed American Country that consisted of the eleven states that seceded from the Union.
to cut off all supply lines
• Civil War
•War between the North and South from 1861-1864
First Southern submarine to sink a Northern ship
• William Sherman's march-to-the-sea
Believed in total war burning Columbia to the ground and believed that all rebelling states should sacrifice.
• 54th Massachusetts of African Americans
1st all African American regiment of any war
• "20 Slave" Law
a law stating that if any plantation owner owned MORE than 20 slaves, they did not have to volunteer for the war.
• Emancipation Proclamation
A document that freed all slaves in the rebelling states and also allowed blacks to join the military for the Union.