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  1. How did the North provide materials for the war?
  2. Why does Lincoln change his mind about emancipation?
  3. Why do people want to pardon?
  4. Johnson's Reconstruction Plan
  5. Even though the Black Codes were declared unconstitutional, blacks were more likely to....?
  1. a (wealthy) people who could actually receive pardons wanted them because they couldn't vote or hold office without it
  2. b - 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
  3. c - be charged with crimes than whites
    - more likely to be convicted and receive a longer jail sentence than whites
  4. d -the North's economy was strong at the core
    - it's factories and farms could produce enough provisions without hurting the civilian population
  5. e He changes his mind because:
    - slave labor is helping the South
    - Northern public opinion has shifted in favor of emancipation
    - the morale in the North is going down and Lincoln wants to give a moral cause to fight the war
    - by making it a "war good", it prevents England and France to joining with the Confederacy
    - there was a military necessity

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 1. The number of slaves more than tripled between 1810 to 1860 to more nearly four million
    2. Cotton-growing areas of the South were becoming more and more dependent on slavery
    3. Short-staple cotton was the South's major crop
    4. The invention of the cotton gin in 1793 contributed to the rise of cotton cultivation
    5. 3/4 of the world's supply came from the American South
  2. - from Illinois, self-made man who rose from frontier poverty to legal and political prominence
    - embodied the Republican idea of equal opportunity
  3. term the Southerners used to describe the Northerners that moved to the South during Reconstruction
  4. 1. The Whig Party was falling apart
    2. the other political parties are divided on the slavery issue
    3. nativism was popular in the North but Southerners can live with any party that isn't about slavery
    4. offered simple solutions for complex problems
    5. started out as a secret club and people found it inviting
  5. a "necessary evil"

5 True/False Questions

  1. Wade Davis Bill- Northern states had a quota that they each had to meet
    - if the quota was not met, there was a draft in the state
    - states will begin to pay bounties to pay people to volunteer (up to $1000)
    - this encourages people to desert and go elsewhere
    - people could purchase a year long exemption for $300 or hire a substitute

          

  2. What is Congress' views on the South?Congress says the South is a defeated nation that needs to be punished.

          

  3. What happens during the Election of 1856?- The Know-Nothings will receive 900,000 votes but don't succeed in the Electoral College
    - People begin to flee after the Election
    - The Republican party forms

          

  4. Why were the Confederate soldiers becoming undernourished?-due to the Union blockade
    - the railroad wasn't transporting goods, it was transporting troops
    - when the North penetrated the South, it left gaps in the system

          

  5. Dred Scott v. Sanford- Missouri slave that moved to Illinois in 1834 and then moved to Wisconsin in 1836
    - sued for his freedom on the grounds that he had lived for many years in an area where slavery had been outlawed by the Missouri Compromise
    - the case went to the Supreme Court
    - the Court states that a slave is not a citizen and had no right to sue in federal courts
    - The Court ruled that the Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional

          

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