5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Black Codes
- King Cotton
- Nat Turner's Insurrection
- a During the Civil War, conscription created public unrest and class resentment b/c:
-immigrants felt like they were drafted more often
-families lost their breadwinners
-wealthy could avoid the draft by paying or hiring substitutes
-men who had over a certain amount of slaves were exempt (to keep order in Southern society and allow for food production)
- b 1831 - Slave uprising. A group of 60 slaves led by Nat Turner; who believed he was a divine instrument sent to free his people; killed almost 60 Whites in South Hampton; Virginia. This let to a sensational manhunt in which 100 Blacks were killed. As a result; slave states strengthened measures against slaves and became more united in their support of fugitive slave laws.
- c Expression used by Southern authors and orators before the Civil War to indicate the economic dominance of the Southern cotton industry, and that the North needed the South's cotton. In a speech to the Senate in 1858, James Hammond declared, "You daren't make war against cotton! ...Cotton is king!".
- d Southern laws designed to restrict the rights of the newly freed black slaves
- e A northerner who went to the South immediately after the Civil War; especially one who tried to gain political advantage or other advantages from the disorganized situation in southern states
5 Multiple choice questions
- founded in the 1860s in the south; meant to control newly freed slaves through threats and violence
- These were a small group of people in 1865 who supported black suffrage. They were led by Senator Charles Sumner and Congressman Thaddeus Stevens. They supported the abolition of slavery and a demanding reconstruction policy during the war and after.
- 10% of voters from the last election had to pledge to support the union. Pardon all Confederates except high-ranking officials and those who were cruel to POW's
However, Congress says, "No," because it appears too lenient.
LINCOLN DOES NOT WANT TO PUNISH
- 1867 - Pushed through congress over Johnson's veto, it gave radical Republicans complete military control over the South and divided the South into five military zones, each headed by a general with absolute power over his district. Required them to draft new constitutions upholding the 14th amendment. A period of radical reconstruction.
- Abraham Lincoln did this, which was a court order that forced the detainer of a prisoner to show cause for the prisoner's detention. By suspending the order, the president had the right to arrest anti-Unionists or pro-Southerners.
5 True/False questions
14th amendment → abolished slavery
Border States → a group of northern Democrats who opposed abolition and sympathized with the South during the Civil War
13th amendment → abolished slavery
Civil Rights Act → a group of northern Democrats who opposed abolition and sympathized with the South during the Civil War
Wilmot Proviso → Southern laws designed to restrict the rights of the newly freed black slaves