History Midterm Review

History Midterm Review - History Midterm Review Fifteenth...

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History Midterm Review Fifteenth Amendment: Identification- provides that governments in the United States may not prevent a citizen from voting because of his race, color, or previous condition of servitude (slavery). It was ratified on February 3, 1870 Significance- Eighteenth Amendment: Identification- established prohibition ratified on January 16, 1919 Significance- only amendment to have been replaced (by the 21 st amendment) Nineteenth Amendment: Identification- stated the US government can not deny anyone the right to vote Based on sex, ratified August 20, 1920 Significance- Black Codes: Identification- codes that stated blacks as different people Significance- Congressional “Radical” Reconstruction: Identification- began in 1867 the reconstruction of the South after the civil war on the terms of congress, created the freedman’s bureau, ratified the 14 th and 15 th amendments, and put republican government in power in the south. Significance- it was very harsh and punished the south for the civil war, and put the south into an economic depression that lasted till WWI. Carpetbaggers: Identification- northerners who moved to the south during reconstruction, named for the inexpensive luggage they carried around and how they lived out of a bag. Significance-
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