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Post Reconstruction a.k.a. After the Civil War
Civil War Amendments Thirteenth Fourteenth Fifteenth
Amendment XIII Ended slavery “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude... shall exist within the United States....”
Amendment XIV Defines citizenship “All persons born or naturalized in the United States... are citizens of the United States....”
Amendment XV Defines voting “The right of citizens... to vote shall not be denied... by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.”
Ku Klux Klan Started in 1866 by 6 former Confederate soldiers
Members wore robes and masks to look like the ghosts of dead Confederate soldiers who returned for revenge against enemies of the South. Knights of the White Camellia kuklos (“circle”).
Black Codes: laws that restricted freedmen rights Curfews Vagrancy laws (not working) Labor contracts Land restrictions (forced living on plantations)
Voting Restrictions Poll Tax: special fee paid to vote Literacy Tests (read, write, knowledge) Property ownership
Grandfather clauses Allowed people to vote………….if their grandfather had voted.
1896 Plessy v. Ferguson --Major setback for Af. Amerc. --Segregation legal as long as separate facilities provided. --Leading to the Southern belief of “Separate but equal”
Jim Crow Laws Developed a segregated South This way of life became the “norm” of the South. “That is just the way it is”
Examples: Schools Parks Public bldgs Hospitals Transportation Public toilets Water fountains Sections of theaters
The fight back… The Niagara Movement: (1905) vowed never to accept “inferiority”, bow to “oppressions”, or apologize “before insult”. W.E.B. Du Bois leader.
NAACP: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People: (1909) abolish segregation and discrimination, oppose racism, and gain civil right for African Americans.
The National Urban League: (1911) improved job opportunities and housing for African Americans.
Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois: Two Paths to Ending Jim Crow
The U.S. Constitution and Civil Rights: The Civil Rights Movement- How did we get here?
Reconstruction Chapter 23.
Racial Segregation and the Rise of the Jim Crow Laws
When: approximately from the end of Reconstruction (1877) until the mid- 1950s What: an era in American history when segregation laws, rules, and.
After the Civil War… In the years right after the Civil War, freedmen (former slaves) were able to vote and participate in government, thanks to the.
Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Dubois
Chapter 16 Reconstruction Test Review
Unit 6 Reconstruction Rebuilding of the South after the Civil War
What efforts were made by Congress to acclimate former slaves into a free society? How was racial equality challenged during the period of Reconstruction?
What term refers to the plan for rebuilding the South after the Civil War?
Reconstruction Freedman’s Bureau took 1 st steps Created by Lincoln during the war Help newly freed adjust to new lives.
Reconstruction Amendments. 13 th Amendment The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution officially abolished and continues to prohibit slavery.
Reconstruction Reconstruction- A time period after the Civil War when the South was rebuilt and made part of the Union again.
AFRICAN AMERICANS MOVE NORTH. NAACP – National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
The World of Jim Crow -- chapter 9, section 3 --.
The World of Jim Crow.
Reconstruction Chapter 16. Vocab Reconstruction The period from during which the states that were part of the Confederacy were controlled buy.
Broken Promises of the New South. Today’s Objectives After this lesson, we will be able to… Explain the major legislation that affected African-Americans.
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