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30 Cards in this Set

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Oliver Howard
Head of Freedman's Bureau
-primitive welfare agency for blacks
Andrew Johnson
-President from 1864-1868
-vetoed civil rights bills
- southerner
- eventually impeached
Alexander Stephenes
-vice president of Confederacy
- tried for treason
Charles Summer
- Senator from MA
- beaten by Preston Brooks with a cane
Thaddeus Stevens
- radical Republican congressman
-tried to impeach President Johnson
William Seward
- secretary pf State under Lincoln
"Seward's Folly"
when William Seward purchased Alaska for $7.2 million
Freedman's Bureau
- welfare agency for freed blacks
- provided eudcation, clothes
- from 1865-1867
10% plan
-Lincoln's reconstruction plan
-state could come back to union if 10% of its voters pledged allegiance to the U.S
Moderate Republicans
-agreed with Lincoln's ideals for reconstruction
- congress should restored states back to union not prez
Radical Republicans
-against Lincoln's plan for reonstruction
- wanted pack back from the south
- wanted social structure of south to be reorganized
Black Codes
- law passed after Civil War
-mocked ideal of freedom
- landowners "rented" plots to blacks so they were always in debt
Fourteenth Ammendment
- issued 1866
- citizenship for blacks
- didn't grant blacks the right to vote
Military Reconstruction Act
- set up martial law in the south
- took power from president
Civil Rights Act
- 1866
- granted citizenship to Blacks
-not really enforced
- southernes who wer former Unionist and Whigs because they accepted the consequences of war
-northerners who migrated south during reconstruction
Ku Klux Klan
-antiblack group formed in 1866
Force Acts
-created to stop the KKK
-gave power to the government to stop violence
Tenure of Office
- act passed in Congress that said the prez cannot fire appointed officialw ithout consent Congress
impeachment of Johnson
- Congress impeached prez Johnson because be fired Stanton.
Wade Davis Bill
- bill passed by Radical Republicans
- required 50% of southern state voters to pledge allegiance tot he union
- challenged Lincoln's plan
- Lincoln didn't allow it to pass
Morrill Tarriff
favored the north
Civil Rights Bill
- Johnson vetoed
15th ammendment
- passed in 1869
- gave Blacks the right to vote
Ex parte Miligan
- Supreme court ruled that miltary tribunals could not try civilians if civil courts were available
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony
- campaigned against the 14th, 15th ammendments
- "male" excluded women from suffrage
Union League
- network of politcal clubs that educated blacks
-organized blacks politcally
Blacks in Congres
Hiram Revels and Blanche K. Bruce