Type
Crossword
Description

Having to do with the way people live together in communities. Social
having to do with structures and affairs of government, politics and its instutions, or politicians. Political
Having to do with the production, development, and mangement of material wealth of country, household, or business enterprise. Economic
War between the North and South during 1861-1865. Civil War
Era of rebuilding time for the United States after Civil War. (1865-1877) Reconstruction
_______of 1876 adopted the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments. Texas Constitution
Most Texans were originally from the South and had connections to friends and families there. Many of these Texans agreed with slavery though most did not hold slaves. Sectionalism
President of the United States during the Civil War; assassinated 1 week after the war ended. Abraham Lincoln
Power reserved for the states rather than the states rather than the national government. States RIghts
Withdraw; pull away from Secede
Nothern states that wanted to abolish slavery. Union
Southern States that seceded to retain the slavery. Confederacy
Tax on imported goods from other countries import; to bring in from another country. Tariff
Lincoln's decree that abolished slavery throughout the Confederacy. Emanciapation Proclamation
Act that made men age 20-45 join the Confedrate army or the Union army. Conscription Act
He assassinated (killed) President Lincoln. John Wilkes Booth
June 19th, celebrated the ending of slavery; began in Galveston June 19, 1865. Juneteenth
Poeple reside on and farm land owned by a landlord. Tenant Farming
Poeple farming another landowner's land for a share of the profit. Sharecropping
Established in 1865 by the national government to provide freed slaves food, shelter, medicine, and opened the first school for African American children. Freedmen's Bureau
Laws passed in some southern states that encouraged segregation (separatin of races) Jim Crow Laws
Recognized the right to vote among African American men. 15th Amendment
Extended citizenship and due process to all born within, or naturalized to the United States (incuding formerly-enslaved people and excluding Amerianc Indians.) 14th Amendment
This ammendment freed people in slavery. 13th ammendment

Reconstruction Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

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

Civil war and Reconstruction Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Slavery in the South Crossword

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Crossword
Description

What Amendment gave freedmen the right to vote? Fifteenth
A time of major change following the Civil War Reconstruction
Laws created by Southern legislators that took away the rights of freedmen and women BlackCodes
What was the organization that gave freedmen and poor whites education and jobs? FreedmansBureau
What kind of organization was the KKK? Terrorist
Farmers who agreed to work on someone else property in exchange for land, farming equipment, and seed Sharecroppers
Newly freed slaves were called? Freedman
The Emancipation declared slaves in what states would be freed if the Confederacy didn't comply? Rebellious
The 13th Amendment abolished what? Slavery
The 14th Amendment gave freedmen what? Citizenship
What was the north called during and after the civil war? Union
A farmer that works on someone else's land, but typically has their own materials. Tenant
The 16th president of the United States Lincoln
What southern group regained political authority after reconstruction ended? Democrats
How many parts of Reconstruction were there? Three
The act of passing something Ratify
To withdrawal formally, usually refers to law Repeal
What laws were put in place after Reconstruction ended? Jimcrow
What were the southern democrats called that were voted back into office in 1872? Redeemers
A terrorist group that tortured/terrorized freedmen and black organizations KKK

tic tac toe Crossword

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Crossword
Description

granted african americans the right to vote 15th amendment
terrorist group made o confederate soldiers Ku Klux Klan
was enacted on july 2nd Civil Rights Act
was a democratic politician from georgia Herman Talmedge
provide us military aid to foreign nations during WW2 lend lease act
was an american politician , diplomat,activist, and pastor of georgia andrew young
another name for the first ten amendments the bill of rights
the first black student admitted to emory university Hamilton holmes
bug that destroyed cotton boll weevil
Majority of white men must swear loyalty to the Union, must ratify the 13th Amendment and former confederate officials may vote and hold office johnson plan
a landmark piece of civil rights legislation civil rights act of 1964
Abolished Slavery 13th amendment
says all people born in america have the rights to vote exc. 14th amendment
citizens cannot be denied the right to vote race or ethnicity 15th amendment
Segregation Forced separation of whites and African Americans in public places segregation
gave food clothing and shelter to former slaves freedmans bureua
a person who is against slavery abolititionist
system of farming in which a person rents land to farm from a planter tenant farming
A system used on southern farms after the Civil War in which farmers worked land owned by someone else in return for a small portion of the crops sharecropping
Laws denying most rights to newly freed slaves; passed by southern states following the Civil War black codes
laws created to separate blacks from whites jim crow laws
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal plessy vs. ferguson
first African american mayor of Atlanta Maynard jackson

The Civil War Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Reconstruction Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Bring the nation back together Reconstruction
Another form of solve codes Black Codes
Former black slave Freedman
Abolish slavery 13th Amendment
Amendment that protected former slaves 14th Amendment
Prohibiting the right to vote due to race/color 15th Amendment
Protected and aided African Americans Freedman' s Bureau
Leader of union during Civil War Abraham Lincoln
The second president that wanted to rebuild the nation quickly Andrew Johnson
Approval of apology Pardon
Agree or approve Ratify
Wanted to rebuild the nation slowly and punish the south Congress
Called for military occupation of the former confederacy Radical Republicanism
Areas in the south ran by military Districts
Being governed by the military Military Occupation

Crossword Puzzle Reconstruction

Type
Crossword
Description

Where did the people that live in the south mostly work at ? Textile Mills
What was the name of people that attacked the blacks ? KKK
Who risked there life to set slaves free ? Abraham Lincoln
The 15th amendment grants all men the right to ________ Vote
The 13th amendment bans this ... ? Slavery
Who took control over state governments in the south ? Republicans
Slavery was replaced by ________ Sharecropping
President Hayes removed federal troops & ended ___________ Reconstruction
The Freedman's Bureau provided to help who ? Blacks
Jim Crow Laws kelp african americans from _______ Voting
Reconstruction was the " _____________" of voting for African Americans Golden Age
What was illegal to teach the slaves before the civil war ? Reading & Writing
who assassinated Abraham Lincoln ? John Wilkes Booth
Civil war ended slavery but african americans had little _______ money
Freedman's created _______ for African Americans schools
Whatis the laws called that control freed slaves in the south ? Black Codes
what was the Congress controlled by after lincoln's death ? Radical Republicans
Northern whites who came south to help freedman are called _____ Carpetbaggers
Who tried to continue lincoln's policies when he died ? Andrew Johnson
Freed slaves mostly starting working in ________ Plantations

U.S. History Reconstruction Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Lincoln's plan for reconstruction was called this ten percent plan
The Congressional Republican's plan was called this The Wade-Davis Bill
What did congress create to protect the rights of former slaves? Freedman's bureau
What were the legal codes called that denied African Americans the right to purchase land? Black Codes
Which amendment abolished slavery? thirteenth
Which law guarantees equal rights in public places and prohibits the exclusion of black from juries? Civil Rights Act of 1875
When did congress propose the 15th amendment? 1869
what was the organization of southern racists called? Ku Klux Klan
A ___ tax required someone to have to pay to vote poll
Who assassination Pres. Lincoln? John Booth
This President was impeached Congress for not following their plan for Recontruction President Johnson
This type of farming system developed was very similar to slavery Share Cropping
Theater in which Pres. Lincoln was killed Fords
This Amendment guarantees African-American males the right to vote Fourteenth
The ___of 1877 was a secret deal that ended the Reconstruction Era Compromise
Term for Northerners who went south to Profit from Reconstruction Carpetbaggers

The Reconstruction Era Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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