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The 13th Amendment officially. ended slavery in the United States forever. Congress set up an organization to help former slaves by providing education, food, and other supplies. The name of this organization was . Freedmen’s Bureau.

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The 13th amendment officially
The 13th Amendment officially

  • ended slavery in the United States forever


Congress set up an organization to help former slaves by providing education, food, and other supplies. The name of this organization was

  • Freedmen’s Bureau


The amendment added to the Constitution which provided citizenship rights for all former slaves and was a response to the Black Codes was the

  • 14th


President lincoln s plan for uniting the country after the civil war was for
President Lincoln’s plan for uniting the country after the Civil War was for

  • Confederate states to set up new governments and rejoin the Union


The black codes set up in the south after the civil war were intended to
The Black Codes set up in the South after the Civil War were intended to

  • limit the travel, voting, and working rights of newly freed African Americans


Congress wanted tough laws passed that were strict towards Southern states. President Johnson objected to these laws and refused to carry them out which led to his

  • impeachment trials


An immediate effect of the fifteenth amendment was
An immediate effect of the Fifteenth Amendment was Southern states. President Johnson objected to these laws and refused to carry them out which led to his

African Americans began taking part in government by running for office and voting


Identify the true statement about reconstruction in the south
Identify the true statement about Reconstruction in the South

  • many were poor and it was hard to earn a living


A system that developed in the south to keep the plantations operating after slavery ended was
A system that developed in the South to keep the plantations operating afterslavery ended was

  • sharecropping


Sharecropping was similar to slavery in that the sharecroppers
Sharecropping was similar to slavery in that the sharecroppers

  • remained in debt to the landowner and were not independent


The official end of reconstruction occurred when
The official end of Reconstruction occurred when sharecroppers

  • President Hayes ordered the government soldiers to leave the South


In an attempt to keep African Americans from exercising their rights guaranteed by the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments, Southern states passed laws to force the separation of races. These laws were known as

  • Jim Crow Laws



How did the government help construct the transcontinental railroad
How did the government help construct the transcontinental railroad?

  • Congress gave the companies land and money



How did western farmers use the railroad to make money
How did western farmers use the railroad to make money? railroad?

  • shipped cattle and wheat to markets in the east



How did the government help encourage farmers to settle the great plains
How did the government help encourage farmers to settle the Great Plains?

  • granting 160 acres for little money down and live there for five years



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