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reconstruction vocab

assassination murder of a political or government leader
reconstruction rebuilding and healing a country after war
Andrew Johnson became president after Lincoln was killed
13 amendment abolished slavery
black codes laws made by the south before the Civil War to keep African American from having rights
reconstruction Act of 1867 gave African American men the right to vote
Freedmen's Bureau Former to help freed slaves
carpetbagger people who came from the North to start businesses in the South
scalawags Southerners who supported reconstruction
14 Amendment Gave African American citizenship and the Right to equal protection under the law
15 Amendment gave ALL male citizens the right to vote (included African Americans)
impeachment charges of wrongdoing by an elected officials by Congress
segrgation separtion
Jim Crow Laws laws passed after Reconstruction that enforced segation
sharecropping renting land from land owners and paying rent with a portion of the crop
grandfather clause
involuntary ser
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