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Rutherford B Hayes
Republican president who said he would end Reconstruction.
Jim Crow Laws
Laws such as segregation that made it almost impossible for blacks to be equal to whites.
Plessy v. Ferguson
The Supreme Court Case that made segregation legal as long as facilities for blacks and whites were equal (they were not)
Henry Grady
a journalist from Atlanta, Georgia (south)
"New South"
a term used by Henry Grady that said that the South was building itself up instead of relying on the North.
James Duke
Tobacco manufacturer from North Carolina that made new machinery to manufacture tobacco more quickly.
poll tax
Required voters to pay a fee to vote. Freedmen did not have any money, so they could not afford to vote.
literacy test
a test that made a voter read and explain a section of the Constitution in order to be able to vote. Most freedmen could not read, so this made them not be able to vote.
grandfather clause
A law that said if a voter's father or grandfather was able to vote, the voter did not have to take a literacy test.
segregation
the law in the south that gave the right to legally separate the blacks and the whites in schools, restaurants, theatres, hospitals and even cemetaries