Reconstruction Study Guide history 151 - Reconstruction Study Guide Effects in South Political black codes rise of democrats-endorsed new liberal party

Reconstruction Study Guide history 151 - Reconstruction...

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Reconstruction Study Guide:Effects in South:Political- black codes, rise of democrats-endorsed new liberal party, black officeholders, civil rights legislation, pres. Grant sickof southern problemsSocial- KKK, horrible treatment of blacks, separate but equal, black codes, carpetbaggers and scalawags, state supported public schools, reign of terrorEconomic- Black codes, limbo between slavery and freedom, repub. Govt. strengthened economy- took steps to do this, failed overall, poverty-blacks locked into 13thamendment:slavery is not allowed except for punishment of crime, congress has power to enforce 14thamendment: everyone born in US is a citizen, no state can make law which takes away privileges of citizen, cant deprive of life, liberty, property, also naturalization15thamendment: all citizens can vote, not based on race, color, or previous servitude, congress has power to enforce it2 goals of reconstruction:-restore the unions-help freed slaves achieve civil rights-slaves aren't freed, but not truly free-both a success and a failure-republican party was determined to punish south for war, they were abolitionists: Charles Sumner, Thaddeus Stevens-civil rights act guaranteed citizenship for freed slaves

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