5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What were Lincoln's views on slavery?
- Johnson's Reconstruction Plan
- How did the South provide materials for the war?
- How did the change of military success of the North change the political outlook?
- What did the war definitely decide in the end?
- a It decided that the federal government was supreme over the states and authority to act on all matters affecting the general welfare.
- b - called for defensive actions to stop the spread of slavery and tried to link Douglas to a proslavery conspiracy
- denied being an abolitionist and made a distinction between tolerating slavery in the South where it was protected by the Constitution
- committed to white supremacy saying he would grant blacks the right to the fruits of their labor while denying them "privileges" of full citizenship
- c - almost as lenient as Lincoln's
- Southerners, those who made 20,000 annually or less, could take an oath of allegience and recieve a pardon
- Wealthy men have to appeal directly to Johnson
- he sets up a governor for each state that meets his standards
- he also declares secession illegal, and repudiates the Condfederate debt
- states had to ratify the 13th Amendment and then they could hold elections and be readmitted to the Union
- d Once the North began winning, the Civil War and Lincoln both become popular and have full support.
- e - the Southern economy was less adaptable than the North
- the Confederacy had to rely on a govt. cash program to produce war materials
5 Multiple choice questions
- 1. In 1816, people wanted to colonize free blacks on a voluntary basis
2. Claimed that free blacks would always face discrimination and the only humane thing to do was colonize them elsewhere
3. Free blacks were mixed in their support
4. Most free blacks oppose the idea
- - it unites the Northern opposition to the South
- also forces everyone to take sides
- The middle states will now secede and join the Confederacy.
- -intended to restrict the power of the President to remove certain office-holders without the approval of the Senate.
- enacted on March 3, 1867, over the veto of President Andrew Johnson
- deny the president the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president, without the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress.
- 1. Free black man in Charleston, South Carolina who planned a conspiracy to seize local armories, arm the slave population, and take possession of the city
2. Known as the Vessey Conspiracy
- - be charged with crimes than whites
- more likely to be convicted and receive a longer jail sentence than whites
5 True/False questions
How is the Nation different after the Civil War? → - at least two percent of the population died
- 100,000 people are addicted to drugs or disabled
- the country spent around 15 billion in the war
- South is even in more debt than before
- the physical destruction of the South is enormous
Know-Nothings → - members of a secret, fraternal organization called the Order of the Star-Spangled Banner, founded in NY
- when members were asked about the organization they responded with "I know nothing."
- The Order grew in size by 1854, reaching a membership of between 800,000 - 1,500,000
- political objective was to extend the period of naturalization (5 to 21 years) in order to undercut immigrant voting and to keep aliens in their place
Conscription Bills → - passed by the Confederate Congress that declares the all able bodied white males 18-35 were subject to military service
- later changed the age from 17-50
- will allow exemptions: civil service; people who work for the government
- could avoid the draft for a price (300-500) or hire a substitute
- men were granted an exemption for every 20 slaves they owned
- teachers also had an exemption
Why is the Civil War fought? → (wealthy) people who could actually receive pardons wanted them because they couldn't vote or hold office without it
What is the fall of the Know-Nothings? → - It seemed to permit slavery and that the South were given something that North wasn't.
- showed that popular sovereignty can't solve the slavery issue
- shatters the The Whig party and it collapses
- helps to establish the Know-Nothings