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14th Ammendment
an ammendment to the U.S. Constitution, adopted in 1868, that made all personsborn or naturalized in the United States-including former slaves-citizens of the country
15th Amendment
an Ammendment to the U.S. Constitution, adopted in 1870, that prohibits the denial of voting rights to people because of their race or color or because they havepreviously been slaves.
the period of rebuilding that followed the Civil war, during which the defeated Confederate states were readmitted to the union
a white southerner who joined the republican party after the civil war
a northerner who moved to the south after the civil war
share cropping
a system in which landowners give farm workers land, seed, and tools in return for a part of the crops they raise
a secret organization that used terrorist tactics in an attempt to restore white supremacy in southern states after the civil war
Reconstruction Act 1867
-abolisheed govt.s formed in the former confederate states -divided those states into five military districts
-set up requirements for readmission into the union