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Civil war and Reconstruction Crossword

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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

American Reconstruction Crossword Puzzle

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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

Chapter 17: Reconstruction Crossword

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A process that took place from 1865 till 1877. Reconstruction
It offered an official pardon to those who formerly supported the rebellion. Ten Percent Plan
A group that provided food, education, and legal help to certain poor southerners and freed-people. Freedmen's Bureau
This required African Americans to sign work contracts, creating working conditions to be very similar to ones as slaves. Black Codes
This made the south be divided into 5 districts and to be controlled by U.S. military commanders. Reconstruction Acts
This caused all remaining federal troops to be removed from the south. Compromise of 1877
These enforced segregation. Jim Crow Laws
This ruling allowed segregation in "separate-but-equal" facilities. Plessy v. Ferguson
When landowners provide land and materials for farming, and sharecroppers provide the labor. Sharecropping
A special payment people had to pay before voting. poll tax
Democrats who brought their party back to power in the south. Redeemers
Northern-born Republicans who had moved to the south after the war. Carpetbaggers
A change to the constitution that allowed male African Americans to vote. Fifteenth Amendment
Gave African Americans the same legal rights as white Americans. Civil Rights Act of 1866
It made slavery illegal throughout the United States. Thirteenth Amendment

Civil War Crossword

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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

Reconstruction A Bingo Cards

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5th
1870
June 19th
Scalawags
Carpet Baggers
Radical Republicans
Tenant Farmers
Suffrage
Sharecropper
Black Codes
Jim Crow Laws
Years of the Civil War
Freedmen's Bureau
Secession
Causes of the Civil War
Era of Reconstruction
13th
14th
15th
Military Districts
Constitution
Ku Klux Klan
Richard Coke's election
1876

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Chapter 18 Crossword

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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

Unit 9 Crossword Puzzle

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This amendment abolished slavery thirteenth amendment
This general led the Union Army Ulysses S. Grant
This general led the Confederate Army. Robert E. Lee
This major event in history was based on the conflicts of the North and South and the issues of slavery US Civil War
These laws limited the civil rights of the movement to freedom. Black Codes
An immigrant from Chile who was in the Navy. Phillip Bazaar
The governmental plan to bring back the stated that seceded during the Civil War. Reconstruction Era
The location where General Lee surrended to General Grant, ending the violence of the Civil War. Appomatox Court House
The first battle of the Civil War. Fort Sumter
Abe Lincoln's anti-slavery political party. Republicans
Northern victory that led the Union to full possesion of the Mississippi River. Vicksburg
Equal protection of laws and due process for all. Fourteenth Amendment
Lincoln decided to declare the Emancipation Proclamation after the bloodiest battle. Battle of Antietam
President of the US Civil War Andrew Johnson
First African American to serve in Congress. Hiram Rhodes Revel

Chapter 18 Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Reconstruction Era Crossword

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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

Chapter 15 Word Search

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General George McClellan
General Ulysses S. Grant
Horace Greeley
Confederacy
Union
Draft
Total War
Neutral
Siege
Inflation
Income Tax
Habeas Corpus
Emancipate
Casualties
Ironclads
Blockade
Martial Law
Border States