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Chapter 12 vocab Reconstruction
reapair damage in the south
official forgiveness of a crime
people who believed that the civil war had been fought over the moral issue of slavery
when a bill dies
to help blacks adjust to freedom
laws that resricted blacks rights
turning point, equal rights amendment
A citizens liberties garunteed by law and equal treatment.
charge with wrongdoing in office
northern republicans who moved to the postwar south
white southern republicans
farming some portion of a planters land
paying rent to the land you want to farm
the public property and services that a society uses
enforcement act of 1870
banned the use of force, terror or bribery to prevent people from voting because of their race
combined with other white southerners to form a new bloc of democratic voters
compromise of 1877
Compromise that enables Hayes to take office in return for the end of Reconstruction