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Reconstruction in the south

Carpet Baggers Northern Republicans
Scalawags Southern Whites that supported Reconstruction
Enforcement Acts three bills passed by the United States Congress between 1870-71 and the democrats called them the force acts and say that they threatened individual freedom
Redeemers were the southern burbon democrats
Ku Klux Klan (kkk) was founded in 1866 by six former confederates they were angry so now they formed a secret terrorist group to prevent blacks from voting. This grew quickly
Panic of 1873 Particularly severe economic depression
Civil Rights Act of 1875 This bill prohibited businesses that served the public such as hotels and transportation services from discrimination against Blacks
Samuel J. Tilden In the presidential election against Rutherford B Hayes and Samuel is a Democrat
Rutherford B Hayes Running against Samuel J Tilden and is a Republican in the presidential thing
Compromise of 1877 To defuse the crisis, leading Republicans and Democrats struck in a deal
How did Reconstruction affect the lives of African Americans They got more rights than normal
What groups formed a Republican alliance in the South during Reconstruction Ku Klux Klan
How did Congress respond to violence against African Americans Beatings and murders increased and were committed by organized groups like the Ku Klux Klan, out-of-control mobs, and individual white Southern men.
What historical era came to end in 1877 The compromise that basically states that everybody is equal and they all have the same rights and responsiblities
Created by: Electa