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What were the requirements for Reconstruction? Goals? Effects on states? Results?
Requirements: Process of readmitting former C states to U. Goals: Unite nation. Effects: States were mad about it (some), nation in distress. Results: Rutherford B. Hayes wanted to end Reconstruction, and did.
What was the goal of the Freedmen's Bureau, and how did it end?
Goal: Agency provding relief for freedppl, certain poor ppl, + white refugees. End: People didn't like it--not sure (right answer?)
What was the 13th Amendment? 14th? 15th?
13th: Made slavery illegal thru US. 14th: All ppl born in US were citizens, blacks were = to whites. 15th: Gave AA men right to vote.
What was the Ten Percent Plan?
It offered southerners amnesty, or official pardon, for all illegal acts supporting the rebellion.
What was the Wade-Davis Bill?
State had to meet 2 conditions before it could rejoin the Union. First, it had to ban slavery. Second, a majority of adult males in the state had to take the loyalty oath to Union.
What were Black Codes? Jim Crow Laws?
Laws that greatly limited freedom of AAs. Jim Crow Laws: laws that enforced segregation.
What was the KKK? How did it start? How did slaves' lives change?
Secret society opposed civil rights, esp. suffrage, for AAs. Slaves were free, were attacked by members to keep away from poll.
What did the Radical Republicans stand for? What did the Redeemers stand for?
Wanted fed. gov. to force change in South, wanted gov. to be more involved in Reconstruction. Redeemers: Ds who brought party back to pwr in South, didn't like Reconstruction. Were against everything good (civil rites, funding, etc.)
What was Plessy v. Ferguson?
Segregation was allowed, if "seperate-but-equal: facilities were provided. Sup. Ct. case.
What was sharecropping?
Sharing the crop. Landowners provided land, tools, and supplies, sharecroppers provided labor.
What was the Compromise of 1877?
Ds accepted Hayes's victory, in return wanted all remaning fed.troops removed from South.