Reconstruction Era Crossword

Created
May 24, 2016
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men and women who had been slaves freedmen
a government pardon amnesty
refers to the rebuilding of the South after the Civil War reconstruction
a popular actor from the South, who shot Lincoln in the head john wilkes booth
the amendment that banned slavery throughout the nation thirteenth amendment
became president after Lincoln died andrew johnson
laws that severely limited the rights of freedmen black codes
the amendment thay granted citizenship to all persons born in the USA fourteenth amendment
to bring formal charges of wrongdoing against an elected offical impeach
the amendment that forbade any state to deny African Americans the right to vote because of their race fifteenth amendment
a word used for small scruffy horses scalawag
dangerous white southerners that worked to keep blacks and white Republicans out of office ku klux klan
fortune hunters hoping to profit from the South's misery carpetbaggers
required voters to pay a fee each time they voted poll taxes
required voters to read and explain a section of the Constitution literacy tests
is the illegal seizure and execution of someone by a mob lynching
seperating people of different races in public places segregation

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Reconstruction Crossword Puzzle

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Oct 13, 2016
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The fiercely abolitionist group that controlled Congress during Reconstruction Radical Republicans
The system of farming that was widely implemented in the South after the Civil War sharecropping
The term for putting a President on trial impeachment
The derogatory term given to Northerners who moved to the South after the Civil War carpetbaggers
White supremasist terror group created after the Civil War Ku Klux Klan
The agency that was created to help newly freed slaves adjust to their new lives Freedmens Bureau
System in which workers are forced to work off debts before they can find a new job dept peonage
The amendment that officially ended slavery in the United States 13th Amendment
Became president after Lincoln's assassination Andrew Johnson
The amendment that granted citizenship to everyone born in the United States 14th Amendment
The derogatory term given to white Southerners who cooperated with northern Reconstruction officials scalawags
The era of rebuilding in the South Reconstruction
Laws passed after Reconstruction ended that segregated blacks from whites Jim Crow Laws
The amendment that gave all male citizens, including black men, the right to vote 15th Amendment
Low point of race relations from 1877 through the 1950's Nadir

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Reconstruction Era Crossword

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May 27, 2016
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men and women who had been slaves freedmen
a goverment pardon amnesty
impeached on Feburary 24th, 1868 Andrew Johnson
amendment which banned slavery throughout the nation thirteenth
laws that severly limited the rights of freedmen black codes
wants to make drastic changes in society radical
amendment that granted citizenship to everyone born in the U.S fourteenth
threw out the southern states tha refused to ratify the 14th amendment reconstruction act
to bring formal charges of wrongdoing against an elected official impeach
amendment that forbade any states to deny blacks the right to vote because of their race fifteenth
white southern Republicans scalawags
fortune hunters hoping to profit fom the South's misery carpetbaggers
wanted the south to change as little as possible conservatives
worked to keep black and white Republicans out of office Ku Klux Klan
many freedmen and poor whites went to work on the large plantations sharecroppers
required voters to pay a fee every time they voted poll taxes
required voters o read and explain a part of th Constitution literacy tests
if a voters father or grandfather could vote on Janurary 1st 1867, then the voter didn't have to take the test grandfather clauses
seperating people of different races in public places segregation
the illegal seizure and execution of someone by a mob lynching

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Chapter 18 Crossword

Created
May 16, 2016
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men and women who had been slaves freedmen
a goverment pardon amnesty
the reconstucting of the south after the civil war reconstrution
10% of the southern voters had to swear an oath of loyalty to the United States Ten Percent Plan
a rival plan for reconstruction Wade Davis Bill
vice president who became president after Lincon was assassinated Andrew Johnson
laws that severly limited the rights of freedmen black codes
wants to make drastic changes in society radical
to bring formal charges of wrongdoing against an elected offical impeach
the cheif radical republican in the senate charles sumner
congress passed this over Johnsons veto and it also threw out the state government Reconstruction act
small scruffy horses scalawag
fortune hunters hoping to profit from the souths misery carpetbaggers
they farmed the land using seed fertilizer and tools provided by the planters sharecroppers
known as the KKK Ku Klux Klan
tthey wanted the south to chnage as little as possible conservatives
required voters to pay a fee everytime they voted poll tax
seperating people of different races in public places segregation
the illegal seizure and execution of someone by mob lynching
he made stirring speeches calling for the growth of a "new south" Henery Grady
they trapped southern blacks in a hopeless situation Jim Crow Laws
required voters to read and explain a section of the constitution literacy test
it was passed so it could increase the number of eledigble white voter grandfather clause
the nations first black senator in 1870 hiram revels
he led the raddicals in the house thaddeus stevens

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The Reconstruction Era Crossword

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Mar 3, 2016
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A term that describes a former slave who was released from slavery. Freedmen
Amendment that abolished slavery. Thirteenth
Amendment that assured the rights of anyone, including African Americans, who were born in America. Fourteenth
This system of agriculture eventually led to legal slavery. his is when a tenant could use land in exchange for a portion of the crop harvested. Sharecropping
This Amendment gave African Americans the right to vote. Fifteenth
Northern whites who moved to the South and served as republican leaders during reconstruction for profit. Usually carried there belongings in a carpet bag. Carpetbaggers
Southern whites who supported republican policy throughout reconstruction. Scalawags
To kill by hanging without due process of the law. Lynch
To attempt to take a president out of office for high crimes. would be to ______ him/her. Impeach
Laws designed to enforce segregation of blacks from whites. Jim Crow Laws
Vice President to Lincoln; President after Lincoln's assassination. Johnson
Presidential power to keep congress from passing a law. President Johnson did this the most, using this power twenty-nine times. Veto
A clan started by ex confederate soldiers that used violence to try to restore democratic control to the South, and to keep white supremacy. Ku Klux Klan
Financial panic during Grant’s presidency which caused a market crash and many banks to close down. Panic of 1873
President after Johnson; Union general; Often refered to as a "Great General, Lousy President". Grant
A set of laws limiting the rights of freedmen in the South. Black Codes
A social system used to keep blacks separate from whites. Segregation
The period after the Civil War in which the South was rebuilt and reorganized before being readmitted to the Union. Reconstruction
Act/Law passed in 1866 intended to protect the right of African American. This act was vetoed by Johnson, but still passed by Congress. Civil Rights Act
An agency set of to aid former slaves in adjusting themselves to freedom. It provided food, clothing and work for them. FreedmensBureau

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8th grade social studies Crossword

Created
Oct 18, 2016
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He was the President at the end of the war and his plan would have made it easier for the south to rejoin the Union. Abraham Lincoln
New laws used by the south to control blacks. black codes
The bringing of formal charges against a public official. impeachment
Was arrested for sitting in a white's only railroad car Homer Plessy
This is a group pardon amnesty
One of 2 blacks who served in the U.S. senate between the years 1872-1901 Hiram Revels
This had to be paid before voting poll tax
Enslaved people who had been freed by the war Freedman
This is a laborer who works the land for the farmer who owns it, in exchange for a share of the value of the crop sharecropper
An exam given before voting to see if someone can read and write. Literacy Test
Assassinated President Lincoln John Wilkes Booth
southern whites who had oppossed sucession Scalawag
a provision that allowed a voter to avoid a literacy test if his father or grandfather had been eligible to vote on January 1, 1867 Grandfather Clause
Proposes a relatively lenient plan of reconstruction andrew johnson
Name given by southerners to nothern whites who went south to start businesses or pursue political office carpetbagger
enforced seperation of races segregation

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Chapter 18 Crossword

Created
May 18, 2016
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Men and women who had been slaves. freedmen
A government pardon. amnesty
Laws that severely limited the rights of freedmen. blackcodes
Someone that wants to make dramatic changes in society. radical
To bring formal charges of wrongdoing against an elected official. impeach
Another word for small, scruffy horses. scalawag
Name for a northerner who came to the south after the Civil War to look for personal gain. carpetbagger
Person who farms on land owned by another person in return for crops. sharecropper
Required voters to pay a fee each time they voted. polltaxes
Required voters to read and explain a section of the Constitution. literacytests
Law that excused voters to have to take literacy tests if their grandfather was eligible to vote on January 1st, 1867. grandfatherclauses
Separating people of different races in public places. segregation
Refers to the rebuilding of the South after the Civil War. reconstruction
Lincoln's plan for reconstruction after the Civil War. tenpercentplan
Became the 17th president after Lincoln was assassinated. andrewjohnson
The group that led the opposition to President Johnson. radicalrepublicans
Banned slavery throughout the entire nation. thirteenthamendment
Forbade any state to deny African Americans the right to vote. fifteenthamendment
White southern farmers formed this group, also known as the KKK. kukluxklan
The supreme court ruled that segregation was legal as long as there were equal facilities for black and whites. plessyvsferguson
The illegal seizure and execution of someone by a mob. lynching
Granted citizenship to all persons born in the United States. fourteenthamendment
The man that shot and killed President Lincoln. johnwilkesbooth
This bureau gave food, water and clothing to former slaves. freedmensbureau

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Reconstruction Crossword

Created
Feb 3, 2016
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Became president after Abraham Lincoln Andrew Johnson
the period of rebuilding after the civil war reconstruction
wanted to give African Americans full citizenship Radical Republicans
Radical Republican who defended slaves Thaddeus Stevens
Bill passed in 1864 and vetoed by President Lincoln WadeDavis bill
federal agency to help former slaves Freedmen's Bureau
discriminatory laws passed through the south post civil war Black Codes
all citizenship given to all born or naturalized in the US Fourteenth Amendment
formerly charge an officer with misconduct impeach
amendment in 1870 that prohibits people of race to be denied to vote fifteenth amendment
northerner who moved to south after civil war carpetbaggers
first African American senator Hiram Revels
system where landowners give farmworkers land and seed in return for some of the crop sharecropping
farmers who supply their own tools and rent farmland for cash tenant farmers
confederate veterans prohibiting Africans from their rights Ku Klux Klan

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reconstruction crossword

Created
Feb 8, 2016
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a former slave freedman
a federal agency set up to help former slaves after the civil war freedmans bureau
an amendment banning slavery thirteenth amendment
a law passed by southern states that limited the freedom of former slaves black code
an insulting term used to describe a northern who moved to the south after the civil war carpetbagger
an amendment made all persons born or naturalized in the U.S. including former slaves citizens of the country fourteenth amendment
the system in which landowners gave farm workers land, seed, and tools in return for a part of the crops they raised sharecropping
a white southerner who worked with the republican party and the reconstruction government after the civil war scalawag
one of the white politicians who took power after Georgia was readmitted to the Union in 1872 redeemer
an amendment where the U.S. cannot deny a citizen the right to vote based on "race, color, or previous condition of servitude". fifteenthamendment
a terror group created by former Confederate soldiers that used violence and intimidation tactics to disenfranchise blacks kukluxklan
African- American who was very influential as a religious leader and Georgia politician. HenryTurner
elected governor over a Democratic candidate, former Confederate General John B. Gordon RufusBullock
an organization formed by African Americans throughout the south after Reconstruction to protect their rights unionleague
a series of laws that divided the previously Confederate states into military districts militaryacts

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Chapter 18 Crossword

Created
May 23, 2016
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

Women and men who had been been slaves Freedmen
Refers to the rebuilding of the South after the Civil War Reconstruction
Government pardon Amnesty
A rival plan for reconstruction Wade-Davis Bill
Became President after Lincoln died Andrew Johnson
Laws that severely limited the rights of freedom black codes
Wants to make drastic changes to society Radical
From Pennsylvania, led the Radicals in the House Thaddeus Stevens
Bring formal charges of wrongdoing against an elected official Impeach
Small scruffy horses Scalawags
Fortune hunters hoping to profit from the South's misery Carpetbaggers
Clergyman and teacher. Nations first black Senator in 1870 Hiram Revels
Required voters to pay a fee each time they vote Poll tax
Required voters to read and explain a section of the constitution Literacy tests
Helped increase the number of eligible white voters grandfather clauses
Separating people of different races in public places Segregation
The illegal seizure and execution of someone by a mob Lynching
He used new machinery to revolutionize production of tobacco products James Duke
Editor of the Atlanta Constitution Henry Grady
The 1876 Republican candidate Rutherford B. Hayes

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American Reconstruction Crossword Puzzle

Created
May 28, 2017
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These laws had the intent and the effect of restricting African Americans' freedom, and of compelling them to work in a labor economy based on low wages or debt. Black Codes
The Fifteenth Amendment prohibits the federal and state governments from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's color, previous condition of servitude, and _____. Race
The government of a colony, dependent country, or region by its own citizens. Home Rule
Under The Fourteenth Amendment, all people born in the US were considered ______. Citizens
This was a name for a white Southerner who collaborated with northern Republicans during Reconstruction, often for personal profit. Scalawag
These people were a part of the Republican Party and believed blacks were entitled to the same rights as whites. Radical Republicans
A bill originally pocket vetoed by President Lincoln, that required 50% of all voters in 1860 to take an “iron clad” oath in order to prove their allegiance to the Union. Wade-Davis Bill
A bureau that provided food, clothing, hospitals , and schools to newly freed blacks and poor whites as a means of integrating these people back into society. Freedman's Bureau
The Compromise of 1877 signaled an end to this. Reconstruction
This is the name for a Northerner who ventured South after the Civil War to make a profit from reconstruction. Carpetbagger
This is a person that works farm land rented from its owner and will pay the landowner with part of his harvest, rather than money. Sharecropper
This is an agricultural production system where landowners contribute their land to their laborers and often money to complete daily tasks. Tenant Farming
The Klux Klan is a secret ______ group that aimed to suppress the newly acquired rights of black people and terrorized other races as a way to enforce white supremacy. Hate
The Panic of 1873 was a _______ crises that stands as the first global depression brought about by industrial capitalism. Financial
Rutherford B. Hayes was the 19th president and went into office at the ______ of reconstruction. End

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