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Reconstrution Vocab.

assassination murder of a political or government leader
Reconstrution rebuilding and healing a country after war
Andrew Johnson became president after Licoln was killed
13th Amendent abolished slavery
black codes laws made by the South before the Civil War to keep African Americans from having rights.
Reconstruction Act Of 1867 gave African American men the right to vote. No former Confederate leaders could hold office or vote. Made by US Congress
Freedman's Bureau Formed to help freed slaves. It build hospitals and schools.
carpetbagger people who came from the North to start businesses in the South.
scalawags Southerns who supported Reconstrution
14th Amendent gave African Americans citizenship and the Right to equal protection under the law
15th Amendment gave ALL male cizitens the right to vote ( included African Americans)
impeachment charges of wrongdoing by an elected officials by Congress.
segregation separation
Jim Crow Laws laws passed after Reconstrution that enforced segregation
sharecropping renting land from landowners and paying rent with portion of the crop
grandfather clause exceptions put in laws to help make changes easier
involuntary servitude having to sevre not by one's own choice, slavery
deprive to remove or take away
special privileges immunties, being allowed to do something others are not
area of control jurisdiction, where one has influence
abridge to take away, shorten
insurrection rebellion againist your own country
due process all the steps taken to presevre the rights of citizens
naturaliation to give the rights of being a citizen to someone not born in the U.S
obligation a promise, contract, or sense of duty
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