The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson
-Johnson was a Democrat. -Johnson was from the South. -Johnson got in trouble for firing Secretary of War Edwin Stanton. -Johnson was impeached in 1867. -Johnson was not removed from office.
Jim Crow Laws
Laws requiring that facilities and accommodations, public and private, be segregated by race.
Black Codes
Special laws passed by southern state governments immediately after the Civil War. They were designed to control former slaves, and to subvert the intent of the Thirteenth Amendment.
Southern state and local elections in 1876 differed from those in previous years in that?
African-American candidates won numerous local and state offices.
The Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments reflected the growing 19th-century American trend of?
Recognizing the basic civil liberties of all races.
Hayes becomes President and Reconstruction ends.
Hayes becomes President and Reconstruction ends.
Which three groups benefited MOST from Reconstruction policies in the southern states in the late 1800s?
"scalawags," "carpetbaggers," and freedmen
The impeachment of President Andrew Johnson was due to?
A struggle between Congress and President over governmental power.
This cartoon refers to the end of?
The Reconstruction Era
What is the correct sequence of events? 1. Georgia Constitution is adopted 2. Radical Reconstruction ends in Georgia 3. Atlanta becomes the official state capital 4. Jefferson Franklin Long becomes the 1st Black congressman from Georgia
3, 1, 4, 2
Which of these would have been MOST likely to have been a Scalawag during the Reconstruction Era?
A native Georgian who supported the Republican Party.
Which group was created in late 1865 to resist Reconstruction efforts in the South?
The Ku Klux Klan
In American history, the term "Reconstruction" refers to?
Federal government intervention in the former Confederate states in order to monitor the treatment of former slaves.
The MAIN purpose of the Freedmen's Bureau was to?
Serve as a voice for freed slaves in Congress.
This passage from 1865 is part of a series of rules immediately after the Civil War that were known as?
Black Codes
Andrew Johnson was impeached because?
He removed a member of his Cabinet.