Social Studies Story

Flashcard maker : Ann Ricker
Why was 1876 an important year for America?
100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence
Who ran for President in 1876? What were their political parties?
An \”irony\” is something you don’t expect, something that doesn’t seem to fit. What was the irony of history that occurred in 1876?
What was the Compromise of 1877? Who got what?
carpetbaggers:
people from the north go to the south once the civil war was over to help freedmen and the reconstruction
freedmen:
African American who were once slaves and now they are freed
scalawags:
southerners/white men who support the reconstruction
13th Amendment
Abolished Slavery
14th Amendment
defines citizenship for African Americans
15th Amendment
States cannot deny any person the right to vote because of race.

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