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What was the main goal of the Ku Klux Klan

To stop Republicans from taking control of state governments. (These are now called Democrats -2017)

What was the purpose of the reconstruction amendments

all of the above

What resulted from the panic of 1873

Economic problems and depression around the world

What happened as the number of public schools in the South began to grow

Blacks and white were kept in seperate schools.

Who are the people who believe that slaves should be freed

The confederate states think that there should no longer be slaves.

What was Blanche K Bruce the first African American to do

Blanche K Bruce the first African American to be elected to a full term in the U.S. Senate.

What were the White League and the Knights of the White Camellia

two radical political terrorist groups that had association with the thoughts of the KKK. Their chief intention was to oppose the rights of the freedmen, and were motivated by racial supremacists views.

What was meant by the term scalawag in the South

Scalawags were white Southerners who supported Reconstruction policies and efforts after the conclusion of the American Civil War.

What did southerners who were for redemption want

Southerners who were for redemption wanted to return power to the white Democrats

What was true about nearly all slaves freed from plantations

They lacked experience in living independently.

What was a similarity between convict laborers and sharecroppers who were in debt

They had no choice about continuing to work.

What was part of the agenda of southern Democrats

Cutting taxes for landowners

What was an argument made by supporters of vocational training in African American colleges and universities

it would help them fit in with white society

Where did the Exodusters migrate to

The Great Plains!..ApEx!
The Great Plaines

What was true about sharecropping

In sharecropping, both freed slaves and poor whites borrowed land, seeds, and tools from a landowner, in exchange for a share of the crop at harvest time.

What led up to General Shermans order of 40 acres and a mule for former slaves

freed slaves followed the march of shermans army through Georgia

Why did many southerners including white merchants and white small landowners support the republican partys actions

take power away from the southern planters.

What did members of groups Ku Klux Klan and the White League believed

White were superior to African Americans

The compromise of 1877 required that federal troops do what

leave the southern states immediantly

Southern republicans worked to prevent injustice but there was little they could do to

Prevent acts of violence against former slaves.

What did most freed slaves do during the the period immediately following the Civil War

They remained near the farms where they had been slaves

During slavery what did most African Americans do to practice their religious beliefs

They went to white churches or held their own services in secret.

Under black codes African American children found to be vagrant were often

Forced into convict labour until they were adults

Who had the most gain when African Americans got in trouble for not having a job

White Landowners who could make those African Americans work for them.

I finally settled the presidential election of 1876

The compromise of 1877

what happened as southern Democrats gained power

they ignored the violent activities of groups such as the ku klux klan

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