Gap-fill exercise

Fill in the blanks with the phrases below:
   allowed to go to school      American citizens      couldn’t go to the same schools as the Whites      freed      in the south      many difficulties to vote      segregation      slaves      terrorised them if they tried to claim their rights      the economy was based on their work in plantations      the right to vote      treat Blacks as second-class citizens      were “separate but equal” citizens      work for their masters   
Until the mid 19th century, in the U.S.A.
Blacks were and had to .
They weren’t .
Most of them lived in states where .
End of slavery:
After the Civil War (1861-1865) and the defeat of the south,
the slaves were (13th Amendment - 1865) and became (14th Amendment - 1868).
They got (15th Amendment - 1870).

However, in the south, the Whites continued to .
Whites and Blacks .
The Blacks .
They had .
The Ku Klux Klan .
This situation was called and continued until the 1950s.