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Reconstruction Vocab

13th abolished slavery
14th gave African Americans citizenship and the right to equal protection under the law
15th gave all male citizens the right to vote (included African Americans)
assassination murder of a political or government leader
Reconstruction rebuilding and healing a country after war
Andrew Johnson became president after Lincoln was killed
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 of vote. Made by US congress
Freedman's Bureau formed to help freed slaves. It built hospitals and schools
carpetbagger people who came from the north to start businesses in the south
scalawags southerners who supported reconstruction
inpeachment charges of wrongdoing by an elected official by congress
segregation seperation
Jim Crow Laws laws passed after Reconstruction that enforced slavery.
sharecropping renting land from landowners and paying rent with a portion of the crop
grandfather clause exceptions put in laws to help make changes easier
involuntary servitude having to serve not by one's own choice ,slavery
deprive to move or take away
special privileges immunities, 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 right of being a citizen to someone not born in the US
obligation a promise, contract, or sense of duty
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