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  1. served 2 terms in congress, lieutenant governor of SC
  2. wrote Birth of a Nation: said that Reconstruction was a failure
  3. 13th: abolished slavery (except for the punishment of a crime), 14th: granted citizenship, 15th: gave black males the right to vote
  4. minister, editor & publisher for the Missionary Record
  5. Joseph Rainey, Robert Smalls, Robert DeLarge, Robert Elliot, Richard Cain, Thomas Miller, Alonzo Ransier, George Washington Murray
  6. wrote Black Reconstruction: said that it was 10 glorious years
  7. 1st black commanding general of the SC National Guard
  8. cruel or unusual punishment, excessive b
  9. the first African American to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives
  10. Tulsa, Oklahoma was burned down
  11. if unemployed you'd be charged with committing a crime
  12. Hiram R. Revels and Blanche K. Bruce
  13. 1st black senator from SC
  14. was considered a hero because he stole an abandoned ship (The Planter) and sailed himself, family members, and other slaves to the union side; this allowed them to become free blacks
  15. became president of SC state
  16. blacks could marry, blacks could serve in congress, blacks could own land, three new amendments were added (13,14,15), the growth and expansion of HBCUs, blacks could attend school, blacks could learn to read and write
  17. had to be a citizen, literacy test, had to be 21, had to own land (Grandfather's clause), had to be employed
  18. 1965) blacks can marry outside of their race
  19. primary purpose was to restrict blacks' labor and activity; limited what blacks could do such as vagrancy laws, labor contracts, they were punished harsher for crimes in comparison to whites, couldn't possess firearms or sell liquor
  20. Vagrancy laws, peonage, chain gang system, addendum to the 13th amendment
  21. criminal prosecutions, right to speedy trial
  22. the compromise of 1877; The Republicans had quietly given up their fight for racial equality and blacks' rights in the south. In 1877, Hayes withdrew the last federal troops from the south, and the bayonet-backed Republican governments collapsed
  23. worked as agent for Freedman's Bureau
  24. worked as a lecturer for the Colored Farmers' Alliance for 15 years
  25. (1867-1877) the rebuilding of the nation after the civil war (1861-1865)
  26. debt service- accusing blacks of owing debt & making it nearly impossible to pay it off
  27. the video explained the history of the time period during and after reconstruction. Because of the addendum from 13th amendment, blacks could still legally be enslaved. Vagrancy laws, which stated that if unemployed you were committing a crime, and peonage led blacks back into imprisonment or slavery. Convict leasing became a way for white men to make more money. Southern states placed criminals with industries that would bare the cost of guarding and housing them in exchange for their labor. States began to charge fees, renting prisoners to companies by the month; the highest rates were for the strongest and longest sentences
  28. rights in civil cases, awards money for damages
  29. name given to white northerners who supported black rights
  30. outlawed discriminatory voting practices including literacy tests and poll taxes
  31. makes the laws/legislative ; 100 senators, 2 from each state
  32. president of confederates
  33. author of Slavery by Another Name
  34. oldest black town (Florida)
  35. outlawed discrimination based on race, gender, religion
  36. separate but equal/ Jim Crow