US History Chapter 15
Terms in this set (39)
First president to be impeached
one of the most scandal-ridden administrations in american history
Ulysses S. Grant
corrupt leader who defrauded New York City
political Cartoonist who advocated reforms
eccentric New York newspaper editor who ran against Grant in 1872
winner in the most disputed presidential election in american history to that time
Rutherford B. Hayes
lawyer who helped to reform corruption in New York City
first black to serve in us congress
Republican minority that wanted to deal harshly with the south
indictment of a political official by congress
Northern Radical who moved to the south
denial of someones right to vote
method for freed slaves to farm land without cash
southerner who wanted to oust Republican rule and restore white majority rule
type of republican who opposed the radicals in 1872
paper money not backed by gold or silver
Lincolns attempt to reestablish civilian government in the south quickly
Ten percent plan
required that a majority of voters in each southern state sign and oath of allegiance
Near-unanimous support of the Democratic Party in the former Confederate states following reconstruction
"The solid south"
attempted to regulated the conduct of former slaves
granted citizenship rights
divided the south into five military districts
Military reconstruction act
Guaranteed the right of a citizen to vote regardless of "race color or previous condition of servitude"
Which president generally supported Lincoln plans for reconstruction?
For what reason did Andrew Johnson get impeached
He dismissed a radical secretary of war
After the war robert e Lee...
Became president of Washington college
Why did share cropping become common in South during reconstruction?
The south lacks sufficient money to pay wages
Why was Tammany hall allowed to continue its corruption
Democratic leaders needed it's help in obtaining votes
What is meant by waving the bloody shirt?
Blaming Democrats for the war
What term refers to the National governments attempt to rebuild the south according to the radical Republican ideas?
What act of Congress was designed to protect cabinet members from being fired by the president?
Tenure office act
What government agency was designed to help former slaves following the war?
What extremist group opposed radical reconstruction and sought to prevent blacks from voting during reconstruction?
Ku Klux klan
Which scandal involved a groups criminal use of funds intended for railroad construction?
What term was applied to the political agreement whereby federal troops would be removed from the south?
What did the Republicans offer southern Democrats in return for their support?
Removal of federal troops from the south