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4.3 Reconstruction

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Carpetbaggers Northern Republicans who moved to the South during Reconstruction.
Scalawags "Scoundrels"; name that former Confederates gave to southern Republicans during Reconstruction.
Enforcement Acts Three acts passed by Congress allowing the government to use military force to stop violence against southern African Americans.
Redeemers Democratic supporters of white-controlled governments in the South during the 1870's.
Ku Klux Klan Secret society created by former Confederates in 1866 that used terror and violence to keep African Americans from obtaining their civil right.
Panic of 1873 U.S. economic depression that distracted the Republicans from Reconstruction efforts.
Civil Rights Act of 1875 Law that prohibited business that served the public from discriminating against African Americans.
Samuel J Tiden Democrat of New York
Rutherford B Hayes Republican of Ohio
Compromise of 1877 Agreement to settle the disputed presidential election of 1876; Democrats agreed to accept Republican Rutherford B. Hayes as president in return for the removal of federal troops from the South.
How did Reconstruction affect the lives of African Americans? They had political rights, and some amount of social services. provided by the Freedmen's Bureau.
What groups formed a Republican alliance in the South during Reconstruction? the republican alliance
How did Congress respond to violence against African Americans? Ku Klux Act
What historical era came to end in 1877? reconstruction area
Created by: mistywingender