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21 Cards in this Set

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What is a scalawag?
white southener who joined the republican party
What is the significance of the Anaconda Plan?
-union war strategy to incircle the South
-called for a naval blockade and the capture of the Misssissippi river
What was redemption, and how does it tie into Reconstruction?
white southeners regain position that they held prior to the war (politically)
What were three advantages that the Confederacy possessed durign the Civil War?
more $ (industry)/people/navy
What were three advantages taht the Confederacy possessed during the Civil War?
fighting for freedom, better generals, fighting for their homes
What was teh focus of the 14th amendment?
equal protection of the law
What was the focus of the 15th amendment?
black males can vote
What was "home rule"? what was it a euphenism for?
states making their own laws
What was the significance of the battle of Gettysburg?
turning point of civil war
What was Lincoln's goal (once the war began)?
end slavery
What happened at Fort Pillow?
Massacre of hundreds of African-American prisoners and some whites
Why did peopel riot in New York in the summer of 1863?
Irish were being forced to fight (draft) and they couldn't pay
What were the components of Lincoln's 10 percent plan?
leniant process whereby 10% of the population swears allegiance to the Union
What were three characteristics of Radical Reconstruction?
-divided South into 5 military districts
-required the states to guarantee black male suggrage
-required ratification of 14th amendment for readmission to the Union
Wher are three reasons why one could argue that Reconstruction was a failure?
redemption, black codes, Jim Crowe laws, 15th amendment
What are 3 reasons why one could argue that Reconstruction was a success?
-still one country
-13th, 14th, 15th amendment passed
-freedman's bureau
What is the significance of the "Black Codes"?
maintained social structure where whites dominate over lower class (blacks)
A Northerner who went to the South after the Civil War for political or financial advantage.
when farmers would give former slaves land and slaves would work for the farmers
ku klux klan
to be tried for high crimes and misdemeanors while in office