5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- 1. What doomed the Plains Indians' traditional way of life
- "Exodus" movement
- 10 percent plan versus Wade-Davis bill
- Joint Committee on Reconstruction
- a -(1863) Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction (10% plan)
- full pardon would go to southerners who (1) took an oath of alliance and (2) accepted emancipation of slaves AND state gov't. could be reestablished and accepted as legitimate by president as soon as 10% of state voters took loyalty oath VS.
-congress was against this and wanted Wade-Davis Bill (1864) Harsh Congressional Reconstruction bill that provided the president would appoint provisional governments for conquered states until a majority of voters (50%) took an oath of loyalty to the Union; it required the abolition of slavery by new state constitutions, the disenfranchisement of Confederate officials, and the repudiation of Confederate debt. Lincoln killed the bill with a pocket veto
- b Established on December 13, 1865 and drafted the 14th ammendment and required south to ratify it...Republicans in it included Thaddeus Stevens and 15 members
- c Refers to the mass movement of african americans from states along the mississippi river to kansas in the late nineteenth century, and was the first general migration of blacks following the civil war.
- d to hand over land or valuable rights, usually by treaty
- e -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
5 Multiple choice questions
- -Sioux chief who resisted american expansion into tribal lands
-one of the native american leaders at the Battle of little Bighorn
-a supporter of the Ghost Dance movement
-he was killed by tribal police while being arrested in 1890
- a person who advocates the overthrow of all established governments and of capitalist economic institutions
- -huge corporations looked to gain as much profit as possible. By forming a trust they would set prices and drive out competition
-this would then allow them to raise the prices and gain a large profit
-monopolies arose because trusts were able to drive out all competition
5 True/False questions
Great Railroad Strike of 1877 → Henry Clay Frick, a manager of Andrew Carnegie's Homestead Steel plant, precipitated a strike in 1892 by cutting wages by nearly 20 percent.Frick used the weapons of the lockout, private guards, and strikebreakers to defeat the steelworkers' walkout after five months. The failure of the Homestead strike set back the union movement in the steel industry until the New Deal in the 1930's.
Carlisle Indian School → Pennsylvania school for Indians funded by the government; children were separated from their tribe and were taught engilsh and white values/customs. motto of founder: "kill the indian and save the man." Failed attempt to forcibly integrate children of native american's into us culture by way of a boarding school
1. Lincoln's plan of reconstruction and what he hoped to accomplish with it → -(1863) Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction (10% plan)
- full pardon would go to southerners who (1) took an oath of alliance and (2) accepted emancipation of slaves AND state gov't. could be reestablished and accepted as legitimate by president as soon as 10% of state voters took loyalty oath
Civil Rights Act of 1875 → Last major piece of Reconstruction legislation this law prohibited racial discriminations in all public accommodations, transportation, places of amusement, and juries. Law was poorly enforced.
12. Why, by the 1870s, the Republicans had lost interest in remaking the South → new beginning, cheap land, gold? etc