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Fall Final 1A
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What did the radical epublicans believe in?
Democratize the south, establish public education and ensure the rights of free people
Detail the 4th amendmant and what section has had the largest legal significance in subsequent years:
The first part
The compromises that produced the 14th amendmant are mot obvious in the section of the amendmant that allowed what?
The fourth part
How could the South regain power within congress after the Civil War?
Emancipation made every slave full instead of 3/5ths
What would happen to a state that did not allow African maericans to vote under the 14th amendmant?
The representation would be reduced proportionally
Describe the outcome of 1866 congressional elections:
Republican congressional leaders won a mandate to pursue their reconstruction act
Describe the first reconstruction act
Guarnteed freed men the right to vote in elections for state conventions
What did Thaddeus Stevens argue about in the Congressional debates over reconstruction?
Extensive confiscation and redestruction of land
What did the 1868 indictment on President Johnson deal with?
Concentrated on his violation of the tensure of office act
Describe the 15th amendmant:
Forbade slaves to deny right to vote based on race, color, or previous cond. of servitude
What different political fractions joined together to join the Republican party in 1854 and why did they form together?
Opposed Kansas Nebraska Act
Describe the 1850 Republican party's beliefs:
Hardworking, viturous, diligent male
Who were Charles Sumner and Preston Brooks and what hapened between them?
They fought eachother
Describe the Dred Scott decision:
Wasn't a citezen, he was property
How did Stephen Douglas anger southern Democrats?
Taking a public stand against lecompton because of popular soverignty
Describe John Brown's raid and how did it anger southerners?
Got money from abolitionists
Describe the election of 1860 and how did Abraham Lincoln win:
Where were the first shots of the Civil War fired?
Charelston, South Carolina
Describe the Emancipation Proclamation:
Slaves would be free in the south (rebellious states)
On the eve of the 1864 Republican national convention, Lincoln urged the inclusion of what to the party platfrom and why?
13th amendmant ended slavery
What caused the greatest number of deaths during the civil war and why?
How did weapons evolve during the civil war?
Accuracy, killed faster
Explain the battle of Vicksburg and what did the union control after the battle?
How bad was the desertion proble for the confederate army?
What was one of the biggest strengths of Abraham Lincoln?
He knew how to talk to commoners
What features did the confederate draft and the union draft have in common?
wer able to hire substitutes
Describe the Sand Creek Massacre:
105 women died, 28 men died
Describe General Shermans plans and why did he choose to do this?
Marched across the state of Georgia to the Sea to punish the south *total destruction
What happened to the first half of the 19th century to established rural communities in the Northeast?
Often lost populations as families moved west.
What did the people associated with the Shaker community, the Mormon community and the Brook farm have in common and why do you think this is so?
Cooperative instead of competetive enviroment
Who is considered the "prime mover" of the American Renaissance?
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What was the major agricultural import of California during the mid 1850s?
Domestic skills, boarding houses, and hotels
Describe Horace Mann and his beliefs:
Universal education, misery and crime
Describe Minstrel shows of the 1830s and 1840s and what we're done issues surrounding them?
Ridiculed blacks, they tostones the fires of racism
Describe the urban areas of the 1830-40s:
Ethnic, racial religious groups together
What are the beliefs of French visitor Alexia Tocqueville on social order?
Move up within Society, geographic mobility if citizens
Describe the southern society between 1800-60
Low population density
How were the North and South different in the 1830s to the 1860s?
Urban growth was more in the north (cities)
How many southerners owned no slaves in 1860 and why do you think this is so?
Describe Yeoman farmers before the civil war:
Self reliant and independent
Describe the case of John F. Flintoff:
Yeoman, wanted to own slaves
Describe the life of yeoman farmer Ferdinand Steel:
Hard work but financial insecurity
Describe the free blacks in the south between 1830-60:
No ownership of guns
What is true of slaves in South Carolina and the Georgia low country and why?
How was the salve population unique in North America and why is this so?
What did the skate narratives suggest was the worst aspect of Slavery and why did them do this?
Coercion, lack of freedom and little hope for change
What was banned in 1808 by Congress and why?
International slave trade
Describe slave families and what was special about them?
They passed down their name
What laws were passed in response to the Nat Turners Rebellion?
To cut shave education
Explain the southern value system and what impact did it have:
Explain the absence of serious conflict between non-slaveholders and slaveholders in the antebellum South:
They were all white and operated independently
End of slavery
If not born in U.S not a citizen
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