16. The most numerous Republicans in the South were ________.
17. After the Civil War, most black agricultural workers toiled as ________.
18. A number of paramilitary organizations broke up Republican meetings, terrorized white and black Republicans, assassinated Republican leaders, and prevented black citizens from voting. The most notorious of these organizations was the ________.
19. President Johnson's home state of ________, in which he had served as senator and thenruled as military governor, ratified the Fourteenth Amendment against his wishes, and was thus readmitted in 1866, before the Reconstruction Acts were passed.
20. State laws designed to restore slavery in all but name in the post-Civil War South were called________.
21. The Fourteenth Amendment offered the first national definition of ________.
22. Sensitive to status, ________ pushed for prohibition of social discrimination, but white Republicans refused to adopt such a radical policy.
23. An end to Reconstruction was achieved by the ________ of 1877.
24. The last federal troops were withdrawn from the South by President ________.
25. ________ finally won the 1876 election after an electoral commission awarded him all of the disputed electoral votes from three southern states.
26. The agency established by the federal government to protect freed people's economic rights was commonly known as the ________.
27. Ultimately, according to the authors of your text, wartime ideals and the goals of a real Reconstruction were scuttled by a deep-seated ________ in America.