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Reconstruction

Reconstruction Grade 5 VA Woodbrook Mrs. Goza

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What was Reconstruction? The rebuilding period following the Civil War where Congress passed laws to bring the southern states back into the Union...
Who were millions of slaves? They needed housing, clothing, food and jobs following the Civil War...
What was sharecropping? Freed men and poor farmers rented land from landowners by promising to pay the owner with a share of the crop...
What was the Freedman's Bureau? The government agency that provided food, schools and medical care for freed slaves and others in Virginia and the rest of the South...
What were economic problems faced by Virginia during Reconstruction? 1) Money had no value, 2) Banks were closed, 3)Railroads, bridges, plantations and crops were destroyed...
Gains made by African-Americans after Reconstruction were lost because of these laws... What were Jim Crow laws?
Jim Crow laws reinforced prejudices held by whites and let to... What was segregation or separation of the races?
The unfair difference in the treatment of people... What is discrimination?
Following the Civil War and Reconstruction, Virginia's cities grew with... What were people, businesses, and factories?
Name the four ways Jim Crow laws affected African American life... What were 1) Poll tax and voting tests, 2) Difficulty voting or holding office, 3)separate schools, 4) separate public facilities?
Virginia city that became a railroad center... What was Roanoke?
The key to expansion of business, agriculture, and industry during Reconstruction... What were railroads?
Roanoke and these (3)Virginia cities grew rapidly after Reconstruction... What were Petersburg, Alexandria, and Lynchburg?
After the Civil War, these things began to contribute to Virginia's economy... What were industry, technology, transportation, and cities?
Found in Tazewell County, and then in surrounding counties, after the Civil War becoming a source of livelihood for SW Virginia... What were coal deposits and coal mining?
Two reasons for the decline of Virginia agricultural society... What were low crop prices and no longer effective, old systems of farming?
A move from rural agricultural to urban industrial society... What was 20th century Virginia?
Created by: fmgoza