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Civil war Abc

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Nick Regensburger

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A: Assassinated
Abe Lincoln gets shot in the back of the head/ear and dies the next day.
B: Black Codes
"They enacted a series of restrictive laws known as “black codes,” which were designed to restrict freed blacks’ activity and ensure their availability as a labor force now that slavery had been abolished."
G:Grant,Ulysses
"Ulysses Grant (1822-1885) commanded the victorious Union army during the American Civil War (1861-1865) and served as the 18th U.S. president from 1869 to 1877"- History.com
F: Freedmen's Bureau
A U.S. federal government agency created in 1865 to aid freedmen (freed slaves) in the South during the Reconstruction era of the United States.
Civil war ABC
By Nick Regensburger
C: Civil Rights Act of 1866

The Civil Rights Act of 1866 granted citizenship and the same rights enjoyed by white citizens to all male persons in the United States "without distinction of race or color, or previous condition of slavery or involuntary servitude."
E: Plssy Vs fergison court case
"This 1896 U.S. Supreme Court case upheld the constitutionality of segregation under the “separate but equal” doctrine. It stemmed from an 1892 incident in which African-American train passenger Homer Plessy refused to sit in a Jim Crow car, breaking a Louisiana law. Rejecting Plessy’s argument that his constitutional rights were violated, the Court ruled that a state law that “implies merely a legal distinction” between whites and blacks did not conflict with the 13th and14th Amendments. Restrictive legislation based on race continued following the Plessy decision, its reasoning not overturned until Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka in 1954." -History.com
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I:Impeach
President Andrew Jackson would get impeached from presidency in 1861 allowing Abraham Lincoln to become the 16th president.

K: Ku klux klan
A terrorist group that would hunt and kill black people and strong supporters of black people from the 19th-21th century.
scaLawag
"A white Southerner who collaborated with northern Republicans during Reconstruction, often for personal profit. The term was used derisively by white Southern Democrats who opposed Reconstruction legislation."- Wiki
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J: Johnson,andrew and his plan for reconstruction
"In May 1865, President Andrew Johnson offered a pardon to all white Southerners except Confederate leaders and wealthy planters (although most of these later received individual pardons), and authorized them to create new governments."

N:Northerners who move south after the war are carpetbaggers
They would move to the south to find cash and other valuable items during the reconstruction after the civil war
O:Share crOpping
After the civil war, the landowner would have to share small pieces of land with other people for a share of there crops on there own land.
P: Poll tax
A tax to keep african americans from voting. This was supported by most of the southern states.
R: Reconstruction
The rebuilding of the US after the civil war giving many challenges to everyone.
S:Slavery abolished by the 13th amendment
The 13th amendment banished slavery for all of the U.S.
T:Ten percent plan
A plan that allows southern states into the union if 10% of the southern states voters pledge to the union and would agree slavery is illegal.
U: United states born grants full citizenship under the 14th amendment
"The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution reads, in part, "All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.""
-www.cairco.org/book/export/html/267
V:Voting can't be denied because of 15th amendment
The 15th amendment said that it gave the right for all people to vote.(Including black people)
W:Wade-Davis bill
This bill(was passed) required 50% of the states white men to "take a loyalty oath" to the union and required them to make all blacks able to vote.
D: Destruction
The whole country was trying to come back to a regular way of life after the destruction caused by the confederates and the union. This was also known as the antebellum era.
Sources
http://www.history.com/
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/
http://www.pbs.org/
https://www.loc.gov/
also google pictures
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