4.3 reconstruction

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Carpetbaggers The arrival of northern republicans-both whites and African Americans- eager to participate on the state conventions increased resentment among many white settlers.
Scalawags Or Scoundrels were viewed as southern renegades, betrayers of there race and country.
Enforcement Acts Congress responded in 1870 and 1871 by passing legislation designed to stop violence against African Americans. The laws empowered federal government to combat terrorism with military force and prosecute guilty individuals.
Redeemers Supporters of white-controlled governments.
Ku Klux Klan Group was founded in 1866 by six former Confederates. Attracted planters, lawyers, and other professionals, as well as poor farmers and laborers.
Panic of 1873 a financial crisis that triggered a depression in Europe and North America that lasted from 1873 until 1879, and even longer in some countries like France and Britain.
Civil Rights Act of 1875 sometimes called Enforcement Act or Force Act, was a United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era in response to civil rights violations to African Americans, to protect all citizens in their civil and legal rights
Samuel J Tilden was the 25th Governor of New York and the Democratic candidate for president in the disputed election of 1876.
Rutherford B Hayes 19th President of the United States; his administration removed federal troops from the South and so ended the Reconstruction Period (1822-1893)
Compromise of 1877 was a purported informal, unwritten deal that settled the intensely disputed 1876 U.S. presidential election. It resulted in the United States federal government pulling the last troops out of the South, and ended the Reconstruction Era
How did Reconstruction affect the lives of African Americans? Whites and blacks could live together in a non slave society. They were now United States citizens and could vote, go to school, and get jobs that paid money.
What groups formed a Republican alliance in the South during Reconstruction? African Americans made up a majority of southern Republican voters during Reconstruction. they formed a coalition with carpetbaggers and scalawags to gain control of southern state legislatures for the Republican Party
How did Congress respond to violence against African Americans? They prohibited businesses that served the public from discriminating against African Americans.
What historical era came to end in 1877? Reconstruction Era

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