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Reconstruction vocab

Assassination Murder of political or goverenment leader
Reconstruction Rebuilding and healing a country after war
Andrew Johnshon Became president after lincoln was killed
13th Amendment Abolished slavery
Black codes laws made by the before the civil war to keep African Americans from having rights
Reconstruction Act of 1867 Gave african Americans men the right to vote no former confederate leaders could hold office or vote
Freedmens 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 southers who supported Reconstruction
14th Amendment gave African Americans citizenship and the right to equal protecion under the law
15th Amendment Gave all male citizens the right to vote
impeachment charges of wrongdoing by an elected officals by congres
segregation seperation
Jim Crow laws laws passed after Reconstuction that enforced segregation
sharecropping renting land from landowners and paying rent with a portion of the crop
granfather clause exceptions put in laws to help changes easier
involuntary servitude Having to serve not by ones 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 against your own country
Due process all the steps taken to preserve the rights of citizens
naturalization to give the rights of being a citzen to someone not born in the us
obligation a promise,contract,or sense of duty
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