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Tracing the African American Experience-Quiz #2

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___________ Amendment: "All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws."
___________ becomes the first African American US SENATOR
In February 1865, after meeting with President Abraham Lincoln to persuade the administration to create an all-black Corps led by African American officers, ___________ was commissioned a Major in the 52nd U.S. Colored Troops Regiment. With that appointment he became the first line officer in U.S. Army history.
___________established by Congress to provide practical aid to 4,000,000 newly freed African Americans in their transition from slavery to freedom. Headed by Maj. Gen. Oliver O. Howard, the Freedmen’s Bureau might be termed the first federal welfare agency.
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_____was born a slave and she worked in DC as a seamstress. Her biggest client was the First Lady.
During Reconstruction, former slaves--and many small white farmers--became trapped in a new system of economic exploitation known as _________.
_______ was a military scout and led the military operation on the Combahee River that freed 700+ enslaved people.
_________ Amendment states "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction."
___________ Amendment states: "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude."