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1 Reconstruction Review

2 He was president of the U.S. during the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln

3 What did the Freedmen’s Bureau set up across the South? schools

4 What was sharecropping? One form of agriculture that became common in the South was sharecropping, in which the landowner let the farmer work the land in return for a share of the crop.

5 What was the Ku Klux Klan? A secret group that deprived former slaves of their rights and tried to restore white control in the South

6 What did the 13th Amendment do? Abolished slavery

7 What did the 14th Amendment do? Made freedmen citizens

8 What did the 15th Amendment do? Gave freedmen the right to vote (women were excluded)

9 What is Impeachment? Impeachment is charging a public official with a crime. President Johnson was impeached by Congress and came within one vote of being removed from office by the Senate.

10 What were scalawags and carpetbaggers? Scalawags were poor white farmers in the South who supported the Radical Republicans during Reconstruction. Carpetbaggers were Northerners who came to the South to get rich during Reconstruction. Most Southerners hated them.

11 This compromise ended Reconstruction? The Compromise of 1877.

12 What were Jim Crow laws? Laws passed by the South to segregate blacks from whites

13 What did the Radical Republicans do to protect African-American rights? They passed the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments

14 What were the black codes? Southern laws designed to limit the rights of African Americans

15 Which president took action against the Ku Klux Klan? Ulysses S. Grant

16 Who assassinated Lincoln? John Wilkes Booth

17 What year was cotton production at is highest? What year was tobacco production at its lowest? How many pounds of cotton was produced in 1880?

18 These Congressmen were in favor of using federal power to rebuild the South and give full citizenship to African Americans. Radical Republicans

19 He became the first African American to serve in the United States Senate. Hiram Revels

20 What did the Military Reconstruction Act divide the South into? Five military districts

21 What was the main purpose of Reconstruction? to reunite the states and rebuild the South

22 Who won the Popular Vote? Who won the Electoral Vote? How many states had disputed votes?

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