Terms in this set (15)
A Northerner who moved to the South after the Civil War seeking political or economic advantage.
To exclude a group of people purposefully.
A period of time characterized by wealth but not moral substance.
A law stating you could not vote unless your grandfather voted before 1864. This practice was used to discourage blacks from voting.
One who believes in the right to claim other properties or lands.
An exam given as a requisite for voting. Literacy tests were given to discourage blacks from voting.
The law imposed by military forces when the regular civil authority has broken down.
A fee people had to pay in order to vote. This practice was meant to discourage blacks from voting.
The time after the Civil War when the country was being rebuilt.
A rising or gaining strength.
A white person in the South who worked with the federal government during the Reconstruction period after the Civil War.
Farming the land as a tenant for the owner and being paid a share of the crop.
A very wealthy person.
The state of wandering with no permanent place to live.
A person who takes it upon himself or herself to punish others.
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