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1. Ohio
2. Tenn
3. Fifteen
4. Scalawag
5. Whiskey
6. SC
7. Freedmen
8. Lincoln
9. Fourteen
10. Booth
11. Johnson
12. Stanton
13. Tillman
14. Amnesty
15. LLL
16. Hayes
17. Codes
46. FreedMensBureau
42. CarpetBaggers
20. Segregation
68. KuKluxKlan
39. Johnson
58. Impeach
34. Tennesse
49. One
59. One
30. sharecroppers
70. Charity
67. JimCrowLaws
36. Wade

Reconstruction Word Search

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Reconstruction Word Search

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Reconstruction Crossword Puzzle

Type
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

Reconstruction Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Ammendment that banned slavery Thirteenth
he assassinated president Lincoln (last name only) Booth
Lincoln's reconstruction plan Ten Percent Plan
What Lincoln wanted to grant southerners amnesty
Who became president after Lincoln (last name only) Johnson
Johnson's reconstruction plan Restoration
Southern laws that controlled free men and women black codes
President Johnson was the first president to be ___________ impeached
Who did Johnson fire because of the Tenure of Office Act edwin stanton
In 1870 African American men got the right to _____ vote
Another name for southern republicans scalawags
Northern whites who moved to the south, but were republicans carpetbaggers
A new system, where a farmer provides you land and you had to share your crops with them sharecropping

Chapter 18 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Reconstruction Era Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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 18 Crossword

Type
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

The Reconstruction Era Crossword

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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

Reconstruction Era Crossword

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Description

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

Reconstruction Vocabulary Word Search

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Description

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segregation
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corruption
black code
literacy test
poll tax
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freedman
scalawag