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Cody Floyd History Review Abe Lincoln-16 th president, freed slaves, very lenient to south during reconstruction vetoed wade davis. Andrew Johnson- 17 th president, followed Lincolns ideas amnesty to most confederates they were allowed in congress however blacks were not allowed. Presidential Reconstruction- 1863-1866 was controlled by Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson, with the goal of quickly reuniting the country. Their moderate programs were opposed by the Radical Republicans, a political faction that gained power after the 1866 elections. Congressional Reconstruction- 1866-1873 emphasizing civil rights and voting rights for the Freedmen. A Republican coalition of Freedmen, Carpetbaggers and Southern Unionists controlled most of the southern states. Radical Republicans- Radical Republican Charles Sumner argued that secession had destroyed statehood alone but the Constitution still extended its authority and its protection over individuals, as in the territories. 13 th amendment-abolition of slavery 14 th amendment- Citizenship, state due process, state equal protection 15 th amendment- Racial suffrage Black Codes- were laws passed on the state and local level in the United States to restrict the civil rights and civil liberties of Black People, particularly former slaves in former Confederate states. Gilded Age-post-Civil War and post-Reconstruction era, from the 1870s to the 1890s, which saw unprecedented economic, industrial, and population expansion. Robber Barons- industrialists who dominated business. Homestead Act-gave freehold title to 160 acres (one quarter section or about 65 hectares) of undeveloped land in the American West. Taylorism-method in management theory which determines changes to improve labour productivity. Freedman’s Bureau- was a federal agency that was formed during Reconstruction to aid distressed refugees of the American Civil War . Civil Rights Act of 1866-piece of United States legislation that gave further rights to the freed slaves after the end of the American Civil War . Election of 1876- Samuel J. Tilden of New York defeated Ohio's Rutherford Hayes in the popular vote, and had 184 electoral votes to Hayes' 165, with 20 votes yet uncounted. Rutherford b Hayes- Hayes was elected President by one electoral vote after the
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course HIST 2301 taught by Professor Trobridge during the Fall '07 term at Texas Tech.

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