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  1. cede
  2. George Armstrong Custer
  3. 6. The hardships and risks experienced by Great Plains farmers
  4. Slaughterhouse cases
  1. a to hand over land or valuable rights, usually by treaty
  2. b 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.
  3. c united states general who was killed along with all his command by the sioux at the battle of little bighorn (1839-1876)
  4. d ...

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. -(issued May 1865) similar to lincoln's plan yet also provided for disenfranchisement of: (1) all former leaders of the confederacy and (2) Confederates w/more than $20,000 in taxable property
    ----this resulted in the pardoning of many Confederate leaders who came back in office
  2. -before the 1860s, the West was treated as a vast Indian reserve
    -after 1860 the federal government divided it up into smaller, separate tribal reservations where the Indians were to be concentrated, by force, if necessary, and where they were expected to change nomadism for a settled agricultural life
    -the Indians were forced to give up their way of life and become "Christianized"
    -they were slaughtered if they resisted the move at all and their way of life was destroyed
  3. -John Sherman of Ohio
    -outlawed trusts and any other contracts or combinations in restraint of trade and slapped violators with fines of up to $5,000 and a year in jail
    -didn't clearly define trust or restraint of trade
    -Standard Oil used the excuse that they weren't a trust but rather an enormous holding company
  4. the practice of having more than one spouse at one time
  5. Four statutes known as Reconstruction Acts following the Civil War. They created five military districts in the seceded states; each district was headed by a military official empowered to appoint state officials; voters (whites and freed blacks) were to be registered; states were to draft new constitutions providing for black male suffrage; states were required to ratify the 14th Amendment.

5 True/False questions

  1. Liberal Republicans and Horace Greeley...


  2. 12. Why, by the 1870s, the Republicans had lost interest in remaking the South-diseases such as smallpox, measles, and diphtheria ravaged the Native population
    -settlers moved with increasing frequency west and uprooted the Native's from their land
    -railroads killed off the buffalo to prevent damage to their tracks
    -armies massacred peaceful Indian's and forced them onto reservations that were not compatible with their way of life


  3. boycottan organized refusal to buy or use products or services so as to put pressure on producers to change their behavior


  4. Samuel Gompers and the Amencan Federation of LaborGompers - United States labor leader (born in England) who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1886 to 1924 (1850-1924)

    AFL - a federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955


  5. 5. The provisions of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth amendments and why some feminists opposed the Fifteenth Amendment-*Fourteenth Amendment--Constitutional amendment adopted after the Civil War that states, "no state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws."...(everyone has equal citizenship)
    * Fifteenth Amendment--Constitutional amendment that says the right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude...(Black suffrage)-it was opposed by some feminists due to the fact that they believed that they should also gain suffrage