4.3 Reconstruction Reconstruction of the South

Question Answer
Carpetbaggers Republicans from the north coming to the south to participated in southern affairs in order to make change. Southerners said they looked like they were bringing everything in a carpetbag.
Scalawags scalawags, or scoundrels. They viewed them as southern renegades betrayers of their race and county.
Enforcement Acts these three laws empowered the federal government to combat terrorism with military fores and prosecute guilty individuals.
Redeemers In 1876 the redeemers focused on the presidential election which pitted democrat Samuel J. Tilden Of new York against Rutherford B. Hayes.
Ku Klux Klan Was founded in 1866 by six former confederates who wanted to act out violently against African Americans. The organization grew quickly attracting planters lawyers and other professionals as well poor farmers.
Panic of 1873 Hit the nation. Republican leader came underpresure as worker threatened strikes and farmer demanded relief.
Civil Rights Act of 1875 This bill prohibited businesses that served the public such as hotels and transportation facilities from discriminating form blacks.
Samuel J Tilden Democratic presidential candidate against Rutherford B. Hayes
Rutherford B Hayes Republican presidential candidate against Samuel J. Tilden
Compromise of 1877 If Democrats would accept Hayes as president the the Republicans would remove troops from south.
How did Reconstruction affect the lives of African Americans? During reconstruction the 13th, 14th, & 15th amendments gave African Americans new rights as citizens (freedom, their citizenship, & the right to vote).
What groups formed a Republican alliance in the South during Reconstruction? The radical Republicans & the Moderate Republicans
How did Congress respond to violence against African Americans? They passed Enforcement Acts to allow military force against terrorism against anyone but to protect African Americans
What historical era came to end in 1877? The era of Reconstruction

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