5 Written questions
3 Matching questions
- 3. Why the Republican-dominated Congress rejected Johnson's reconstruction efforts and what plan it enacted instead
- John M. Chivington and the Sand Creek Massacre
- a a person who advocates the overthrow of all established governments and of capitalist economic institutions
- b ...
- c -They rejected his reconstruction plan because it allowed for Confederate leaders to become prominent in office once more (Alexander Stevens, former Confederate VP, was elected as senator from Georgia)
-The Republican reconstruction acts of 1867: south placed under military control & divided them into 5 districts. They also increased the requirements for gaining readmission to the Union in which they must ratify 14th amendment and place guarantees in its constitution for granting the right to vote to all males despite race.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 19th president of the united states, was famous for being part of the Hayes-Tilden election in which electoral votes were contested in 4 states, most corrupt election in US history
- Strike of workers living in George Pullman's model company town near Chicago. Pullman announced a general cut in wages and fired leaders of the workers' delegation who tried to bargin with him. The workers then laid down their tools and asked the American Railroad Union for help. The union's boycott tied up rail transportation across the country. After the leader of the ARU in jail for six-months, the supreme court approved the use of court injunctions against strikes, which gave employers a very powerful weapon to break unions.
- Wall Street financiers who obtained the help of President Grant's brother in law to corner the gold market; Treasury broke the scheme but first, they made a huge profit
- TC - any settler who planted 40 acres of trees could get additional 160 acres of land,encouraging tree planting passed on false theory that growing timber increased humidity and thus rainfall
DL - settlers could buy 60 acres at $1.25 an acre if they irrigated part of their land within three years.
TSA - allowed people to buy/develop more cheap land
5 True/False questions
Slaughterhouse cases → A series of post-Civil War Supreme Court cases containing the first judicial pronouncements on the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments. The Court held that these amendments had been adopted solely to protect the rights of freed blacks, and could not be extended to guarantee the civil rights of other citizens against deprivations of due process by state governments. These rulings were disapproved by later decisions.
Dawes Severalty Act, 1887 → Denied any additional Chinese laborers to enter the country while allowing students and merchants to immigrate.
J. Pierpont Morgan → -investment banker
-gained control of many railroads; he took over weakened systems, reorganized their administration, refinanced their debts, and but intersystem alliances
-headed up Federal Steel which he ended up combining with Carnegie Steel after he bought Carnegie's shares
-the new company was called United States Steel Corporation
-first business capitalized at more than $1 billion
Haymarket Square bombing → Chicago: labor violence was breaking out at Chicago's McCormick Harvester plant. On May 4, there was a public meeting in Haymarket Square. Police attempted to break up the meeting, someone threw a bomb which killed seven police officers. No one found the bomb thrower. Eight anarchist leaders were tried and seven were sentenced to death. From this bombing, many Americans concluded that the union movement was radical and violent.
6. The hardships and risks experienced by Great Plains farmers → ...