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5th grade Unit 2 Social Studies - Reconstruction

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Reconstruction
he time during which the South was rebuilt after the Civil War
civics
the study of citizenship
citizen
an inhabitant of a city or town who is entitled to rights and privileges
civil rights
the rights guaranteed to all citizens by the Constitution
constitution
a plan of government
Bill of Rights
a document containing a formal statement of rights and privileges
due process
a course of formal proceedings carried out regularly and in accordance with established rules and principles
responsibility
a duty; something a person is expected to do
amendment
a change
democracy
a government in which the people rule
spatial patterns
the pattern of events or the way they take place
economy
the way people of a state, region or country use resources to meet their needs
competition
the contest among companies to get the most customers or sell the most goods
entrepreneur
a person who sets up and runs a business
freedmen
the men, women, and children who had once been slaves
slavery
the practice of holding people against their will and making them carry out orders
sharecropping
a system of working the land in which the worker was paid with a "share" of the crop
Jim Crow laws
segregation laws (state and local)