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Freedmen's Bureau
Federal organization to help newly freed slaves get on thier feet; edu. focus; run by Gen. Oliver Howard
10% Plan
Lincoln's plan for southern reconstruction; 10% of the people who voted in the 1860 election have to swear and oath of loyalty to the Union (from each state)
Wade-Davis Bill
Republican's idea for reconstruction; 50% of the people who voted in the 1860 election have to swear allegiance to the Union (from each state)
Election of 1866
mid-term congressional election; most seats won by republicans
Black Codes
white southerners needed a way to keep their workforce, laws to control the movement of ex-slaves; i.e. Vagrancy law--make up for loitering by working on a farm (de facto slavery
Force Acts of 1871
gives the federal troops to go stamp out the Klan; you will be arrested and held indefinitely if they even think you’re with the clan (yeah it’s against the constitution and habeas corpus, but it’s only effective if someone’s willing to enforce that)
Tenure of Office Act
For a President to remove someone from his cabinet, he must first go through the Senate