• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
The Reconstruction Of The South

The Reconstruction Of The South






Total Views
Views on SlideShare
Embed Views



8 Embeds 21

http://cbchs.blackboard.com 5
https://blackboard.uncfsu.edu 5
http://www.mrrogersushistory.blogspot.com 3
https://learn.vccs.edu 3
http://www.slideshare.net 2
http://mrrogerswebsite.weebly.com 1
https://bb.richland2.org 1
https://luonline.blackboard.com 1



Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    The Reconstruction Of The South The Reconstruction Of The South Presentation Transcript

    • The Reconstruction of the South Objective: To cover developments in the south during the Reconstruction Era
    • Lincoln’s Plan
      • Reunite all of the states and rebuild country
      • Southern states can rejoin if….
      • 1/10 of voters pledge an oath of loyalty
    • Radical Republicans
      • Hate Lincoln’s plan
      • Want to punish the south
      • They become furious when former Confederate leaders are elected to Congress
      • Outraged at passing of Black Codes
    • Black Codes
      • Blacks can only be farmers or servants
      • Must carry special pass to travel
      • Can not vote
      • Can not serve on jury
    • Radicals Respond
      • Pass Civil Rights Act 1866
      • Said Blacks have equal rights under the law and are citizens
      • Passed 14 th Amendment
      • 1. Said anyone born here is an American 2. States can not pass laws to take away rights 3. States had to give people Due Process
    • 1867 Reconstruction Act
      • 1. Any Government under Lincoln’s or Johnston plan will not be recognized
      • 2. Confederate leaders can not vote or hold office
      • 3. All White and Black men can vote and be elected
      • 4. Southern states must write new constitution that guarantees Blacks right to vote
      • 5. Southern States must ratify 14 th Amendment
    • President Johnston
      • Tries to vetoed Reconstruction Act
      • Congress overrides vetoed with majority vote
      • Radicals Use High Crimes and Treason
      • Try to Impeach Johnston
      • Fail to impeach by just 1 vote
    • Gen. Grant As President
      • Grant wins election thanks to the Black vote
      • Grant is poor President
      • Plague by many scandals
      • 15 th Amendment passed
      • Can not deny a citizen the right to vote based on race
    • South During Reconstruction
      • Three main groups Carpetbaggers, Scalawags, and Blacks
      • Carpetbaggers abuse power to become rich
      • Scalawags white republicans, small farmers, who wanted the power old plantation owners had
      • Blacks smallest group in government
    • Freedmen Bureau
      • Gave clothes, food, medical care to poor blacks and whites
      • Open over 4,000 schools
      • Many hospitals
      • Several universities
      • Despite effort many blacks still poor and jobless
    • Sharecroppers
      • Rented farmland from owner
      • Paid by giving over share of crops
      • Had to pay for tools, seeds, and farm animals
      • Very little was left over for family
      • Started cycle of poverty
    • Ku Klux Klan
      • Domestic terror group
      • Founded by southern whites
      • To suppress Blacks and keep them from using their new rights
      • Responsible for beating and killing many blacks and white sympathizers
    • Compromise of 1877
      • Hayes becomes President
      • Remove federal troops from the south
      • Use federal money to rebuild southern railroads
    • Jim Crow Laws
      • To Prevent Blacks from voting
      • Required to pay Poll Tax
      • Pass reading test
      • Grandfather Clause- if your grand-daddy voted in 1867 you don’t need to pay or pass test
      • Started Segregation- separating people in public based on race
    • Plessey V. Ferguson
      • Supreme Court Decision that….
      • Confirms Jim Crow Laws Separate but equal is O.K.