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4.3 Reconstruction

Carpetbaggers Northern republicans .
Scalawags What the southern whites were called.
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 .
Ku Klux Klan A secret terrorist group that was filled angry white southerners to prevent African Americans from voting .
Panic of 1873 economic depression.
Civil Rights Act of 1875 A bill prohibited businesses that served the public such as hotels and transportation from discriminating against the African .Americans.
Samuel J Tilden was a democrat that was pitted in the presidential election.
Rutherford B Hayes Was a republican that was in the presidential election.
Compromise of 1877 In return for the democrat's acceptance of Hayes as president, the republicans agreed to withdraw the remaining federal troops from the south .
How did Reconstruction affect the lives of African Americans? It allowed the free slaves the right to vote and to allow them to be U.S citizens and the rights of citizens.
What groups formed a Republican alliance in the South during Reconstruction? A group of African Americans formed a group to stop the Ku Klux Klan
How did Congress respond to violence against African Americans? They released the enforcement act which empowered the federal government to combat terrorism.
What historical era came to end in 1877? A compromise that withdrew the remaining federal troops from the south .
Created by: Luke Rasberry