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Chapter 17: Reconstruction

Overview of Chapter 17 of our textbook. Mr. Sicilia's 8th grade U.S. History.

Sam Sicilia

on 28 March 2012

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Transcript of Chapter 17: Reconstruction

The Fight Over Reconstruction Chapter 17, Mr. Sicilia's 8th Grade U.S. History Reconstruction Section 1 Section 2 Section 3 Rebuilding the South Reconstruction in the South Big Idea: The nation faced many problems in rebuilding the Union. Reconstruction Ten Percent Plan Thirteenth Amendment Andrew Johnson Freedmen's Bureau Big Idea: The return to power of the pre-war southern leadership led Republicans in Congress to take control of Reconstruction. Radical Republicans Civil Rights Act of 1866 Fourteenth Amendment Impeachment Fifteenth Amendment (1870) a constitutional amendment that gave African American men the right to vote the process used by a legislative body to bring charges of wrongdoing against a public official (1866) a constitutional amendment giving full rights of citizenship to all people born or naturalized in the United States, except for American Indians a law that gave African Americans legal rights equal to those of white Americans (1865–77) the period following the Civil War during which the U.S. government worked to reunite the nation and to rebuild the southern states (1865) a constitutional amendment that outlawed slavery American politician and the seventeenth president of the United States upon the assassination of Lincoln an organization established by Congress to provide relief for all the South’s poor people he was impeached for his unpopular ideas about Reconstruction. He held onto the office by a one-vote margin. Big Idea: Hiram Revels Ku Klux Klan Compromise of 1877 poll tax segregation Jim Crow laws Plessy v. Ferguson sharecropping first African American senator secret society that used violence to oppress African Americans agreement in which Democrats accepted Hayes’s election to the presidency in exchange for removing federal troops form the South special tax people had to pay before they could vote forced separation of whites and African Americans in public places laws that enforced segregation Supreme Court ruling that upheld segregation system in which farm laborers kept some of the crop As Reconstruction ended, African Americans faced new hurdles and the South attempted to rebuild. Charles Sumner Thaddeus Stevens President Abraham Lincoln’s plan for Reconstruction; once 10 percent of voters in a former Confederate state took a U.S. loyalty oath, they could form a new state government and be readmitted to the Union Assassination of Abraham Lincoln fast forward to the 3:30 mark of the video Answer these question in your packet as you view this prezi Black Codes laws passed in the southern states during Reconstruction that greatly limited the freedom and rights of African Americans from 2:30 to 4:30 Video Overview of Reconstruction members of Congress who felt that southern states needed to make great social changes before they could be readmitted to the Union More on the Constitutional Amendments
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