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Chapter 3 Section 3- The South During Reconstruction. During Reconstruction, Republicans dominated Southern politics. Support for the Republican Party came from African Americans.

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During Reconstruction, Republicans dominated Southern politics.Support for the Republican Party came from African Americans.


African Americans played an important role in Reconstruction politics, both as voters and as elected officials. In some states they contributed heavily to Republican victories.


At the national level, politics 16 African Americans served in the House of Representatives and 2 in the Senate between 1869 and 1880.


Most Southern whites opposed efforts to expand African Americans’ rights. Life soon became difficult for African Americans.


Secret societies, such as the Ku Klux Klan, used fear and violence to deny rights to freed men and women. Wearing white sheets and hoods, Klan members killed thousands of African Americans.



The Freedmen’s Bureau helped spread education- churches. this was one of their main purposes.



Along with education, different schools- segregationmost freed people wanted land


The different schools- segregationmost common form of farm work for freed people was sharecropping. In this system, a landowner rented a plot of land to a sharecropper, along with a crude shack, some seeds and tools, and perhaps a mule. In return, sharecroppers shared a percentage of their crops.



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