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Reconstruction

Time period after the civil war
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Andrew Johnson
president after licoln
1
how many terms did Johnson serve
democrat
what was Johnson's political party
no vp
what was different about Johnson's presidency
poor
Johnson was a champion of the ...
William Seward
secretay of state for Lincoln + Johnson who buys Alaska
7.2 million
how much money did Seward give Russia for Alaska
kkk
a society that formed in the south that threatened and killed blacks
1
how many votes was johnson aquitted by
Thadeus Stevens
A congressman from PA that was a leader of the radical republicans who impeached johnson
Charles Sumner
a leader of the radical republicans who made a comeback after being beaten with a cane
Tenure of Office Act
president can't fire anybody without senate aprooval
Edwin Stanton
Johnson's secretary of war
House of Representatives
who impeaches a president
senate
who is the jurry in an impeachment trail
2/3
fraction of votes needed to be found guilty in an impeachment trial
13
what amendment ended slavery
14
what amendment garunteed citizenship rights for blacks
15
amendment that gives blacks the right to vote
Freedmen's Bureau
government agency that provises releif to all people in the south
600
how many african americans were in state legislatures
14
how many black house members
2
how many black senatrors
Hiram Revels
african american who took jefferson davis's senate seat
civil rights acts
-provided blacks with the same legal rights as whites
-allowed to sue public establishments for discrimination
Freedmen's Bureau
group that gave food and clothing, schools, hospitals, colleges, and orphanages for blacks
black codes
laws that limited the freedoms of blacks
-not allowed to serve on jury
-curfew
-poll tax
-literacy test
poll tax
tax before voting
grandfather cluase
neither literacy test or poll tax aplied to those who could vote before 1867 (14th Amendment) or whose father or grandfather could vote
Ku Klux Klan
-used violence and terror to stop blacks and republicans from voting
-assualted republican politicians
-burned schools, homes, and churches
lynching
putting a person to death by mob action without due process of law
Jim Crow Laws
seperation/segregation of the races
-different hotels/schools
Plessy vs Ferguson
supreme court rulling 7-1 that segragation was legal if equal quality
Brown vs Board of Education
overturned plessy vs ferguson
sharecropping
blacks stayed on plantations to farm rented land paid with majority of harvest
Freedman
emancipated slave
Grant
president after johnson
2
number of Grant's terms
west point
where did Grant get an education
corruption and scandals
what was a major problem with Grant's presidency
carpetbaggers
northern republicans who went to the south to profit from reconstruction
scalawags
native southeners preying on the defeated confederacy
panic of 1873
panic during grant's presidency
Grant
who was an advid drinker and smoker who dies of throat cancer
Rutherford B Hayes
president after Grant
1
number of Haye's terms
Lemonade Lucy
wife of Hayes who pushed for pro abition
yes
did Hayes' wife pass college
Hayes
president who fights corruption
merit system
Haye replaces the spoils system with the ...
merit system
appiont people based on ability not personal party ties
election of 1876
what election was a scandal
Samuel Tilden
Democrat from NY who ran against Hayes
20
how many disputed votes where there
Louisiana, Florida, South Carolina, Oregon
what states had disputed votes
8
how many disputed votes from LA
4
disputed votes from FL
7
disputed votes from SC
1
disputed votes from Oregon
electoral comission
group apointed by congress to investagate the disputed votes
Hayes
all the disputed votes went to
compromise of 1877
-Democrats accepts Hayes victory
-republicans remove troops from the south
-reconstruction is over
1865 to 1877
what year does reconstruction start and end