Reconstruction - The period (1865–77) that followed the American Civil War, 13th Amendment - Constitutional amendment that banned slavery, 14th Amendment - Constitutional amendment that granted citizenship to the freedmen, 15th Amendment - Constitutional amendment that granted Black men the right to vote, Ku Klux Klan - White terrorist organization that emerged after the Civil War, Radical Republicans - Faction that supported Reconstruction and protecting the freedmen, Freedmen's Bureau - Federal government agency to aid the former slaves, Compromise of 1877 - Agreement to end Reconstruction, Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857) - Supreme Court case that denied citizenship to Black people, Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) - Supreme Court case that created "Separate but Equal" doctrine,




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