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Study guide for Chapter 4 Section 3: Reconstruction in the South.
|The term they called northern Republicans, who had recently arrived, who particpated in state conventions
|What they called white southeners who backed the Union's cause and now supported Reconstruction.
|Three laws that empowered the federal government to combat terrorism with military force and to prosecute guilty individuals.
|Supporters of a white-controlled government.
|Ku Klux Klan
|A white terrorist group that attacked African Americans.
|Panic of 1873
|A severe economic depression that happened in 1873. Workers threatened strikes and farmers demanded relief.
|Civil Rights Act of 1875
|Prohibited businesses that served the public from discriminating against African Americans.
|Samuel J. Tilden
|The Democratic candidate of the 1876 presidential election.
|Rutherford B. Hayes
|The Republican candidate of the 1876 presidential election.
|Compromise of 1877
|In return for the Democrats accepting Hayes as president the Republicans withdrew the remaining federal troops from the South.
|How did Reconstruction affect the lives of African Americans?
|It helped them get more involved in politics and helped them towards getting equal rights.
|What groups formed a Republican alliance in the South during Reconstruction?
|Reconstruction supports who called themselves the "party of progress and civilization."
|How did the Congress respond to violence against African Americans?
|They passed legislation that was designed to stop violence against African Americans. Known as the Enforcement Acts.
|What historical era came to end in 1877?
|The Reconstruction era.