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African Americans and Poor White Farmers
Who did the Freedmen's Bureau help?
Freedmen's Bureau was created
What was the effect of newly freed African Americans and poor farmers having little food, clothing, shelter, or
After the Civil War, what was destroyed that helped transport goods and services?
What was the time period called where government had debt, roads were damaged, and slaves were freed?
Separation of people usually based on race or religion is known as what?
Jim Crow Laws
After reconstruction, rights given to freed African Americans were taken away because of what?
What kept African Americans from voting?
Yes they did
Did Jim Crow laws have the same requirements for American Indians?
Railroads helped to expand what to make money?
Railroads, Coal deposits, and Industries
What contributed to Virginia's economy after Reconstruction?
True or False: Jim Crow laws affected Virginia's economy after Reconstruction?
Cities and Towns
Railroads encouraged the growth of what?
What is the county called where coal deposits were found?
To travel, transport raw materials, and support the growing population
Why did Virginia need better roads?
Why did money in Virginia have no value after the Civil War?
Less than half of the crops
How many crops did Sharecroppers keep?
More than half of the crops
How many crops did Plantation owners keep?
What industry became successful again after the Civil War?