The Civil War and Reconstruction Crossword

Created
Sep 27, 2016
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A fort in the south owned by the Union Fort Sumter
Small vessels used by the South to get past the Union Navy Blockade Runners
to cut off food and supplies Siege
election to end slavery Mandate
Rebuilding the nation after war Reconstruction
granted to any southerner that took an oath of loyalty Amnesty
kept African Americans in conditions similar to slavery Black Codes
arrived with suit cases made of carpet fabric Carpetbaggers
old term for weak, underfed, worthless animals Scalawags
don't pay their rent in cash sharecroppers
exhausting soldiers and their resources Attrition
who was impeached Johnson
a military rule Martial Law
legal order to determine whether a person has been lawfully imprisoned Habeas Corpus
allows generals to change plans and give orders quickly telegraph
a steel ship ironclads
used to observe enemies through air Balloons
made guns more accurate conoidal bullets
which union general attacked richmond, VA McClellan
a vital railroad in Tennessee Chattanoga

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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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reconstruction crossword

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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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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 Word Search

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May 18, 2015
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sharecropper
tenant farmer
outcome
sin tax
comprehensive
graft
commissioner
scalawag
carpetbagger
precedent
impeach
requirement
black codes
pocket veto
amnesty
crop lien
debt peonage
circumstance

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The Civil War Crossword

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Dec 6, 2016
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The bloodiest day of the war. Antietam
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Gettysburg
Northern group. This group was lead by Abraham Lincoln. Union
The southern group whose leader was Jefferson Davis. Confederacy
Largest southern jail that help Union soldiers. Andersonville
General of the Confederacy Robert E. Lee
Battle that started the war. Fort Sumter
President of the United States during The Civil War. Abraham Lincoln
Commander of the Union at the end of the war. Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate's strategy. They would export cotton to other countries hoping to become allies. "King Cotton"
Northern strategy. The north would destroy the supplies and land of The South Anaconda Plan
Northern soldier, W.T Sherman, spread his army around the south and destroyed land and supplies. March To Sea
Largest cause of the Civil War. Union believed the south should not enslave people, while the south thought otherwise. Slavery
Compromise set to make the north and south happy by making CA a free state, but other states would now be open to slavery. a very strict fugitive slave act was set. GA Platform was created because of this compromise. Compromise of 1850
Compromise set where Missouri became a slave state and Maine a free state. Slavery would now not be allowed above the 36,30 line of latitude. Missouri Compromise
Belief on whether state's rights are more important than federal rights. The south was for this while the north was not. Sectionalism
People opposed to slavery Abolitionists
Northern economic system during the Civil War Industrial
Southern economic system during The Civil War Agricultural
Middle-class farmers. They usually owned less than 100 acres of land. Yeoman Farmers
People who owned no land and got by the best they could. About 1 in 10 Poor Whites
The North put tariffs on imported goods, forcing the south to buy goods from the north. SC was the first state to nullify this. Tariff of 1828

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8th grade social studies Crossword

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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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civil war Crossword

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Sep 27, 2016
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court order that requires the government to chage an imprisoned personwith a crime or let the person go free habeas corpus
the wearing down of one side by the other through exhausion of soldiers and resoures attrition
small, fast vessels the South used to smuggle goods past the blockade block-aid
lincoln interpreted his reelction as a mandate
rebuilding the nation after the war reconstruction
or pardon to all Southerners who took an oath of loyalty to the united states amnesty
arrived with their belongings in a suitcase made od carpet fabric carpetbaggers
weak underfed worthless animals scalawags
did not paybtheir rent in cash instead they paid in thier share in crops sharecroppers
the right to vote fiftennth amendment
to cut off food and suppiles and bombard it until its defenders gave up siege
banning slavery in the us thirteenth amendment
to feeding and clothing war refugees in the south using surplus army supplies freedmens bureau
kept african americans in a condishion simialr to slavery black codes
granted citezenship to all persons bornor naturalized in the us fourteenth amendment
paid rent in crops share croppers
lincoln blocked it with, pocket veto
feed and clothed the refuges freemens bureau
refused to enforced the they passed Johnson
allowed all slavery in federal territories 1858
lincoln is elected 1860
raided the Harpers ferry brown
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" was published 1852
wanted to ban slavery in Mexico Proviso
California applies for statehood 1849

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Civil war and Reconstruction Crossword

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Oct 14, 2016
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what was the name of the US fort where the opening battle of the Civil War took place? (2) Fort Sumter
Who was president of the confederacy during the Civil War? (2) Jefferson Davis
what was the name of reformers who saw slavery as evil (1) abolitionists
who became president in 1860 and hated slavery (2) Abraham Lincoln
what was the name of a white abolitionist who raided a federal arms depot (2) John Brown
what was the name of the Union military strategy to blockade southern ports (2) Anaconda Plan
what was the name of the novel published in 1852 by Harriet Beecher (3) uncle toms cabin
term for which congress can put a president on trial (1) impeachment
what was the name for President Lincoln's lenient plan for re-integrating the south (2) 10% plan
which amendment ended slavery? (2) 13th amendment
man who became President after Lincoln's assassination (2) Andrew johnson
which state was the ONLY state that refused to ratify the 13th amendment until February of 2013 (1) Mississippi
amendment that gave all citizens, black or white, that were 21 years old or older the right to vote? (2) 15th amendment
term given to white northerners who moved to the south after the Civil War and Reconstruction (1) carpetbaggers
name for the codes that severely restricted the rights of black people (2) black codes

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Civil War Crossword

Created
Feb 23, 2016
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a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery. Abolitionist
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865 Abe Lincoln
the action of annexing something, especially territory. annexation
murder (an important person) in a surprise attack for political or religious reasons. Assassinate
an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. Blockade
a Northerner who moved to the South after the American Civil War, during the Reconstruction era (1865–1877). Carpetbagger
fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy. Civil War
a southern soldier confederate
a plant that is farmed by slaves Cotton
landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court held that African Americans, whether enslaved or free you have no rights Dred Scott Case
the fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions; liberation. Emancipation
a sea fort in Charleston, South Carolina, notable for two battles of the American Civil War. FortSumter
a former slave who has been released from slavery, usually by legal means. Freedman
state that doesn't allow slavery FreeState
passed by the United States Congress on September 18, 1850, as part of the Compromise of 1850 between Southern slave-holding interests and Northern Free-Soilers. FugitiveSlaveAct
a historic town in Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States. Harpers Ferry
the production of goods or services within an economy. Industry
an American politician who was a U.S. Representative and Senator from Mississippi, the 23rd U.S. Secretary of War, and the President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Jefferson Davis
an American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States. John Brown
an effort by Congress to defuse the sectional and political rivalries triggered by the request of Missouri late in 1819 for admission as a state in which slavery would be permitted. Missouri Compromise
a person who supervises others, especially workers. Overseer
a large piece of land usually in a tropical or semitropical area where one crop is specifically planted for widespread commercial sale and usually tended by resident laborers. Plantation
a public or official announcement, especially one dealing with a matter of great importance. Proclamation
a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler. Rebel
Southern whites who supported Reconstruction and the Republican Party, after the American Civil War. Scalawags
withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization. Secede
a legal or economic system in which principles of property law are applied to humans allowing them to be classified as property, to be owned, bought and sold accordingly, and they cannot withdraw unilaterally from the arrangement. Slavery
a network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century enslaved people of African descent in the United States in efforts to escape to free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists and allies who were sympathetic to their cause. Underground Railroad
the state of being united or joined. Union

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Jim Crow Laws Crossword

Created
Apr 11, 2016
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Influential black man that believed protest and activism was the way to bring reform. webdubois
Period after the Civil War where the union of the states was established and guidelines were given for the once rebellious states to re-enter the Union reconstruction
Headed the new training institute for blacks at Tuskegee, Alabama. bookertwashington
Helped found the school of agriculture at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. george washington
Southerners who were aligned with the blacks in the South scalawags
Keeping groups of people separate segregation
Term white Southerners used to describe the result of the oppressive laws that restricted freedom for blacks. redeemed
Abolished slavery in the United States 13thamendment
Citizens had to pass reading and logic questions in order to vote polltest
All people born in the United Staes are considered citizens and must be given equal protection under the law 14thamendment
Citizens had to pay a fee before they could vote. polltax
More than one race. interracial
Organization established to assist the transition from slavery to freedom. freedmensbureau
Terrorist organization that violently opposed black equality. Kukluxklan
To weaken the new rights blacks had gained in the South. undermine
Only those who had grandfathers who could vote before the Civil War could vote in elections grandfatherclause
Northerners who had migrated to the South. carpetbaggers
Named for a character a white actor played. He used black face in his act and acted silly. These laws were racist laws that restricted rights and opportunities of black people. jimcrow
President during Reconstruction andrewjohnson
Black men are given the right to vote 15thamendment

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