4.3 reconstruction

Question Answer
Carpetbaggers southern name for northern republicans during reconstruction
Scalawags southern whites that were for reconstruction
Enforcement Acts laws that allowed military force to combat the Ku Klux Klan
Redeemers people who supported white supremacy in the south
Ku Klux Klan a group of white terrorists
Panic of 1873 a severe economic depression
Civil Rights Act of 1875 didn't allow discrimination in hotels and businesses
Samuel J Tilden democrat that ran against Rutherford B Hayes
Rutherford B Hayes won the 1876 election
Compromise of 1877 agreed to draw troops from the south as long as Rutherford B Hayes was president
How did Reconstruction affect the lives of African Americans?What made it a little bit better
What groups formed a Republican alliance in the South during Reconstruction? antilabor and business
How did Congress respond to violence against African Americans? passed the Jim crow laws to appease the south
What historical era came to end in 1877? reconstruction era
Sharecropping a farmer who gives part of his crop as rent
Crop-lien system a system that sharecroppers used to get food and supplies by promising some of their harvest to the person they got supplies from
poll taxes a tax on voting used to deprive African Americans of their vote
literacy tests tests that barred those who can't read from voting
segregation separation of races
Who is Madame C. J. Walker? Explain how she was able to do what she did. she was a leading entrepreneur who sold hair products she developed a hair conditioner that worked.
Name 5 examples of Jim Crow Laws. Use your book and computer to find the examples. poll tax, literacy test, sharecropping, crop-lien system and segragation
Provide 3 or more real signs that are representative of the Jim Crow Laws. lynchings, Tuskegee institute and madame c.j. walker
Describe the court case Plessy v. Ferguson. Again, use your books and computers to explain this court case. black man sat in whites only section and was tried for it he lost
How did the Jim Crow Laws and the Plessy v. Ferguson case affect African Americans in the South? made it hard for African Americans to do or buy anything

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