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VS 3rd 9 Weeks

Virginia Studies 3rd Nine Weeks

The period following the Civil War in which Congress passed laws designed to rebuild the country and bring the southern states back into the Union was called— Reconstruction
After the Civil War, which government agency provided food, schools, and medical care for freed African Americans and others in Virginia? Freedmen's Bureau
A system in which freedmen and poor white farmers rented land from landowners by promising to pay the owners with a share of the crops was called — sharecropping
An unfair difference in the treatment of people is called— discrimination
What happened to the rights of African Americans after Reconstruction? Gains in freedom and rights were lost when Jim Crow laws were passed by Southern states.
What were “Jim Crow” laws? Laws that established segregation, or separation of the races, and reinforced prejudices held by whites
The separation of people, usually based on race or religion, is called— segregation
After Reconstruction, unfair poll taxes and voting tests were established to keep African American men from voting. This is an example of how African Americans’ lives were affected by— “Jim Crow” laws
What happened to the rights of African Americans during Reconstruction? African Americans were allowed to vote and began to have power in Virginia’s government
What in Virginia grew with people, businesses and factories? cities
Created by: kjdavis