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- U.S. History : The history of the United States from the colonial era to the present.
- Black history : A movement that developed out of the same forces that shaped the Civil Rights Movement.
- Reconstruction : The attempt from 1865 to 1877 in American history to resolve the issues of the American Civil War.
- U.S. slavery era : The history of black slavery in the United States.
- African American : The generally-accepted term for United States citizens with black African ancestry.
- Booker T. Washington : (1856-1915) Born into slavery, he became the most prominent leader of the African American community in the early 20th century; wrote Up From Slavery.
- Civil rights movement : In the narrow construction, the U.S. movement to end segregation, beginning with the student lunch-counter sit-ins in the 1950s and ending with the passage of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1965. In broader construction, the ongoing human rights and liberation movements for full civil rights for African Americans and other racial, ethnic, religious, gender, ability, life-style and other minorities. One of the characteristics of this latter sense is widespread disagreement on what to include in the movement (or exclude from it).
- Freedmen's Bureau : Federal agency created in March 1865 to help distressed refugees, primarily freed slaves, of the American Civil War.
- Garrett Morgan : African American inventor and businessman who is well-known for his protective breathing hood, a variety of hair-straightening and cosmetic preparations, and a type of traffic signal.
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- Redeemers : A political coalition in the American South during the Reconstruction era, who sought to overthrow the Radical Republican coalition of Freedmen, carpetbaggers and Scalawags.