US History Chapter 15

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First president to be impeached
Andrew Johnson
one of the most scandal-ridden administrations in american history
Ulysses S. Grant
corrupt leader who defrauded New York City
William tweed
political Cartoonist who advocated reforms
Thomas Nast
eccentric New York newspaper editor who ran against Grant in 1872
Horace Greely
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
Samuel Tilden
first black to serve in us congress
Hiram Revels
Republican minority that wanted to deal harshly with the south
Radical Republican
indictment of a political official by congress
Impeachment
Northern Radical who moved to the south
Carpetbagger
southern radical
scalawag
denial of someones right to vote
Disfranchisement
method for freed slaves to farm land without cash
Sharecropping
southerner who wanted to oust Republican rule and restore white majority rule
Redemer
political corruption
"Grantism"
type of republican who opposed the radicals in 1872
Liberal republican
paper money not backed by gold or silver
Greenbacks
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
Wade-Davis Bill
Near-unanimous support of the Democratic Party in the former Confederate states following reconstruction
"The solid south"
abolished slavary
Thirteenth amendment
attempted to regulated the conduct of former slaves
Black codes
granted citizenship rights
Fourteenth ammendment
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"
Fifteenth amendment
Which president generally supported Lincoln plans for reconstruction?
Andrew Johnson
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?
Reconstruction
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?
Freedman berau
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?
Credit moblier
What term was applied to the political agreement whereby federal troops would be removed from the south?
Compromise 1877
What did the Republicans offer southern Democrats in return for their support?
Removal of federal troops from the south