Texas History - Civil War/Reconstruction
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What was the main goal of Reconstruction?
To integrate African Americans fully into Southern society
To ensure the South paid off all its war debts
To restore the South to the Union as quickly as possible
To establish Northern control over the South
Why did Congressional Reconstruction in Texas end in 1870?â€‹
Texans had granted suffrage to all African Americans
President Andrew Johnson declared that Reconstruction was over
Texas had met all the Reconstruction requirements set by Congress
Eleven African Americans were elected to the state legislature
What did the 15th Amendment do?
Abolished slavery and involuntary servitude
Guaranteed African American men the right to vote
Permitted Congress to levy an income tax
Established the election of US senators by popular vote
Are Scalawags from the North or the South?
What did the 13th Amendment do?
Declared that all born in the United States are citizens
Gave African American men the right to vote
Officially ended the institution of slavery
Gave women the right to vote
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