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Flashcards - CLEP Social Sciences and History: U.S. Reconstruction

Flashcards - CLEP Social Sciences and History: U.S. Reconstruction
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carpetbaggers
In United States history, a carpetbagger was a Northerner who moved to the South after the American Civil War, during the Reconstruction era
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Sitting Bull
Sitting Bull was a Hunkpapa Lakota holy man who led his people during years of resistance to United States government policies
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Jim Crow
Jim Crow laws were state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States
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14th Amendment
The Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments
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14th Amendment
The Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments
Jim Crow
Jim Crow laws were state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States
Sitting Bull
Sitting Bull was a Hunkpapa Lakota holy man who led his people during years of resistance to United States government policies
carpetbaggers
In United States history, a carpetbagger was a Northerner who moved to the South after the American Civil War, during the Reconstruction era
Radical Republicans
The Radical Republicans were a faction of American politicians within the Republican Party of the United States from about 1854 until the end of Reconstruction in 1877
Black Codes
In the United States, the Black Codes were laws passed by Southern states in 1865 and 1866, after the Civil War
13th Amendment
The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime
Panic of 1873
The Panic of 1873 was a financial crisis that triggered a depression in Europe and North America that lasted from 1873 until 1879, and even longer in some countries
Redeemers
In United States history, the Redeemers were a white political coalition in the Southern United States during the Reconstruction Era that followed the Civil War

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