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What were the effects of the Civil War? Austin, Clayton, Scott, and Alex
Freedmen’s Bureau <ul><li>Improved education </li></ul><ul><li>Helped freed people get land, food, clothing, medicine, fre...
Lincoln assassinated <ul><li>John Wilkes Booth killed Abraham Lincoln </li></ul><ul><li>Part of a small group planning to ...
13 th , 14th, and 15 th  amendments <ul><li>13 th  amendment outlaws slavery </li></ul><ul><li>14 th  amendment prevents d...
Black codes <ul><li>Made to control freed men and women and to enable plantation owners to exploit African Americans </li>...
Ulysses Grant <ul><li>Was commander of all armies for the North when the Civil War ended </li></ul><ul><li>Was president d...
African Americans in Congress <ul><li>16 African Americans were in the House of Representatives between 1869 and 1880 </li...
The Ku Klux Klan <ul><li>Most terrifying secret society </li></ul><ul><li>Formed in 1866 </li></ul><ul><li>Wore white shee...
South’s changes <ul><li>In most regions merchants, bankers, industrialists, and other business leaders started taking char...
Restrictions on voting <ul><li>Poll tax made people have to pay to vote kept many African Americans and poor whites from v...
segregation <ul><li>Jim Crow laws required African Americans and whites to be separated in almost every public place where...
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  1. 1. What were the effects of the Civil War? Austin, Clayton, Scott, and Alex
  2. 2. Freedmen’s Bureau <ul><li>Improved education </li></ul><ul><li>Helped freed people get land, food, clothing, medicine, free transportation to places they could work, and better paid. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Lincoln assassinated <ul><li>John Wilkes Booth killed Abraham Lincoln </li></ul><ul><li>Part of a small group planning to kill high officials </li></ul>
  4. 4. 13 th , 14th, and 15 th amendments <ul><li>13 th amendment outlaws slavery </li></ul><ul><li>14 th amendment prevents depriving any citizen of life, liberty, or property without “due process of law” </li></ul><ul><li>15 th amendment prohibits the government from denying a person to vote due to race </li></ul>
  5. 5. Black codes <ul><li>Made to control freed men and women and to enable plantation owners to exploit African Americans </li></ul><ul><li>Allow local officials to arrest and fine unemployed African Americans and make them work for white employers to pay them off </li></ul><ul><li>Ban African Americans from owning or renting farms </li></ul><ul><li>Allow whites to take orphaned African American children as unpaid apprentices </li></ul>
  6. 6. Ulysses Grant <ul><li>Was commander of all armies for the North when the Civil War ended </li></ul><ul><li>Was president during 1868-1876 </li></ul>
  7. 7. African Americans in Congress <ul><li>16 African Americans were in the House of Representatives between 1869 and 1880 </li></ul><ul><li>2 African American senators between 1869 and 1880 </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Ku Klux Klan <ul><li>Most terrifying secret society </li></ul><ul><li>Formed in 1866 </li></ul><ul><li>Wore white sheets and hoods </li></ul><ul><li>Burned African American homes, churches, and schools </li></ul><ul><li>Murdered 150 people in 3 years in Jackson County, Florida </li></ul><ul><li>Also attacked white supporters of Reconstruction </li></ul>
  9. 9. South’s changes <ul><li>In most regions merchants, bankers, industrialists, and other business leaders started taking charge of the Democrats </li></ul><ul><li>Industry increased in the south </li></ul>
  10. 10. Restrictions on voting <ul><li>Poll tax made people have to pay to vote kept many African Americans and poor whites from voting </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy test prevented most African Americans from voting because they had little education </li></ul><ul><li>Grandfather clause allowed people that did not pass the literacy test to vote if their fathers or grandfathers voted before Reconstruction </li></ul>
  11. 11. segregation <ul><li>Jim Crow laws required African Americans and whites to be separated in almost every public place where they might meet </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Crow laws were protected by the Constitution as long as the places were equal </li></ul><ul><li>Caused African Americans and whites not to like each other for a long time </li></ul>
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