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Describe how African Americans struggled to improve their lives after the Civil War. African-Americans served in the in the civil war on both the Union and Confederate side. In the Union army, over 179,000 African American men served in over 160 units, as well as more serving in the Navy and in support positions.
Define the Fifteenth Amendment. The Fifteenth Amendment (Amendment XV) to the United States Constitution prohibits the federal and state governments from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's "race, color, or previous condition of servitude".
Explain how some African Americans respond to harassment by the Ku Klux Klan. The Ku Klux Klan, police and even state and local authorities carried out a systematic series of violent attacks; including arson, beatings, false arrest and the murder of at least three civil rights activists.
Compare and contrast the reasons why the House voted to Impeach President Johnson and the Senate voted to acquit. With the U.S. Senate convening for the impeachment trial of William Jefferson Clinton, it seems useful to look back at the only other impeachment trial in U.S. history—that of Andrew Johnson in 1868.
Describe issues that divided Republicans during the early Reconstruction era. The Radical Republicans strongly opposed slavery during the war and after the war distrusted ex-Confederates, demanding harsh policies for Reconstruction.
Create a graphic organizer describing the similarities and differences between the tactics of the Ku Klux Klan and the Redeemers and how African Americans responded to these groups. A group including many former Confederate veterans founded the first branch of the Ku Klux Klan as a social club in Pulaski, tennessee,in 1866.

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