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Ah1 unit 8 Lesson 2

People, Policies, Practices

Wade-Davis Bill Stated that Congress, not the President, was responsible for Reconstruction
Republican One of the two main political parties in the United States, Abraham Lincoln was a member of this party
Reconstruction Act of 1867 Divided former Confederacy into five military districts, required elections in which black males could vote
Reconstruction Political plan to bring the United States back together after the Civil War
Lincoln's plan for Reconstruction Would pardon Confederate states if 10% promised loyalty and would allow Confederate officers to run for political positions after they promised loyalty
Ku Klux Klan Formed to keep blacks from being equal politically, socially, and economically through the use of violence
Johnson's plan for Reconstruction Majority of people had to promise loyalty, did not want Confederate officers to come back into Union
Jim Crow laws Established segregation to keep the races apart
Grandfather Clause Blacks could only vote if their grandfather was a free black and not a slave
Freedmen's Bureau Provided schools to educate blacks and tried to help blacks find jobs
Democrat One of the two main political parties in the United States, Andrew Johnson was a member of this party
Congress' plan for Reconstruction Majority of people had to promise loyalty, did not want Confederate officers running for political positions, military districts would be set up in the South
Confederacy The southern states who seceded from the Union in February 1861 and formed the Confederate States of America
Civil Rights Act of 1866 Established citizenship for black males and guaranteed them equal rights
Black Codes Established to deny blacks rights, like voting
Andrew Johnson Democratic Vice President when Abraham Lincoln was President, became President when President Lincoln was assassinated
Abraham Lincoln A Republican, elected as President of the United States in the election of 1860
15th Amendment of 1870 Established the right to vote to all male citizens, including black males, regardless of race or previous condition of servitude
14th Amendment of 1868 Defined citizenship, established due process, established equal protection under the law
Confederate A word used to describe anything associated with the Southern States making up the Confederacy, for example, "The Confederate Army" or "a Confederate soldier".
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