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lynching
jim crow law
segregation
carpetbagger
corruption
black code
literacy test
poll tax
reconstruction
sharecropper
freedman
scalawag

Reconstruction Vocabulary Crossword

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Description

a person who behaves badly but in an amusingly mischievous rather than harmful way Scalawag
an emancipated slave. Freedman
a tenant farmer who gives a part of each crop as rent. Sharecropper
the period 1865–77 following the Civil War, during which the states of the Confederacy were controlled by the federal government and social legislation, including the granting of new rights to African-Americans, was introduced. Reconstruction
a tax levied on every adult, without reference to income or resources. Poll tax
A test assessing one's literacy skills literacy test
A law passed after the civil war of whoms intent was to limit african americans freedom Black code
dishonest or fraudulent conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery. Corruption
a person from the northern states who went to the South after the Civil War to profit from the Reconstruction. CarpetBagger
the action or state of setting someone or something apart from other people or things or being set apart. Segregation
state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States. Jim crow laws
(of a mob) kill (someone), especially by hanging, for an alleged offense with or without a legal trial. Lynch

8th grade social studies Crossword

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Description

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

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

Reconstruction Word Search

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Description

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

U.S. History: Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus Rosa Parks
first black justice on the Supreme Court Thurgood Marshall
student non-violent coordinating committee SNCC
formed to use activism and non-violent protest to bring an end to segregation SCLC
law designed to help end formal and informal barriers to African American suffrage (1965) Voting Rights Act
made racial, religious, and sex discrimination by employers illegal (1964) Civil Rights Act
rode on interstate buses into the segregated southern U.S. to test the ruling of unsegregated public places Freedom Riders
overturned Plessy v. Ferguson Brown v Board
boycott of city buses led by Dr. MLK Montgomery Bus Boycott
segregation imposed by law de jure
segregation resulting from economic or social conditions or personal choice de facto
state level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy tests and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
led black community to peaceful nonviolence protests against the injustices they faced MLK
association founded in 1909 to work for racial equality NAACP
activist in civil rights; leader of SNCC Stokely Carmichael
1963 demonstration in which more than 200,000 people rallied for economic equality and civil rights March on Washington
organization of militant African Americans founded in 1966 Black Panthers
social movement in the U.S. in which people organized to demand equal rights for African Americans and other minorities Civil Rights Movement
required citizens of a state to pay a special tax in order to vote poll taxes
first black major league baseball player Jackie Robinson
Arkansas governor Orval Faubus called the National Guard to keep black students from enrolling in Little Rock's Central High School; President Eisenhower sent the Army to force integration for the students Little Rock Nine
organized the United Farm Workers Cesar Chavez

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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Reconstruction Era Crossword

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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

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

Chapter 17: Reconstruction Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

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