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Unit 4 Study Guide

Name:_________________________________Date:_____________________Period
Directions: Describe the following terms as we learned them in class. Make sure to
include their significance!

1. John Wilkes Booth
2. Andrew Johnson
3. Presidential Reconstruction
4. Radical Reconstruction
5. Reconstruction Act of 1867
6. Radical Republican
7. 13th Amendment
8. 14th Amendment
9. 15th Amendment
10. Sharecropping
11. Freedmen’s Bureau
12. Ku Klux Klan
13. Black Codes
14. Carpet bagger
15. Scalawag
16. Compromise of 1877
17. Jim Crow Laws
18. Literacy Tests
19. Grandfather Clause
20. Transcontinental Railroad
21. Bessemer Process
22. Robber baron
a. Name 4 robber barons & their industry
23. Thomas Edison

Short Answers
1. Describe the difference in Presidential and Radical Reconstruction. Which one was
better for African Americans? You may draw a Venn diagram.

2. Explain how the end of Reconstruction led to African Americans losing equality. Give
at least 2 specific examples.

3. How did robber barons effect the economy? Name 1 positive effect and one negative
effect.