The Unfinished Nation-What Price Freedom
1. According to W. Fitzhugh Brundage, Ph.D., from the University of North Carolina, how did Lincoln deal with the constitutional issue of how to negotiate with the Confederate government? He argued that the Southern States existed in a state of rebellion but had never really existed as an independent nation.
2. What was the vast majority go white people mot ready for in the 19th century? They were not ready for subsidizeng black people with complete rights of their citizenship.
3. What was Lincoln’s plan for reconstruction? Once ten percent of people who were eligible to vote in 1860 had taken an oath of allegiance, the states were permitted to rewrite their constitutions, affirm the thirteenth amendment, and then rejoin the union.
4. What was the Proclamation of Amnesty that Johnson drew up? It allowed the top tier of the southern class to apply for amnesty for the president himself.
5. What is the difference between Lincoln and Johnson when put into a position of undecided decisions? Lincoln was the type of president to try and see the other persons point of view meanwhile Johnson preferred to dig in the other heels which showed he would endeavor problems with the congress.
The Unfinished Nation-Tattered Remains
1. What was the reasoning behind the passing of the Enforcement Acts in 1870-71? It was because of groups like the KKK and the Knights of the White Camellia who appeared making the violence against blacks increase.
2. What were the challenges blacks and whites faced after the Civil War? Southern wholes had to recover from all the deconstruction brought by the war whole the blacks had a chance of defining a new lifestyle for themselves and their families.
3. How were black families impacted by the Reconstruction? Black women had to start working in order to maintain a healthy family.
4. Who were carpetbaggers? These were northerners who came south to take advantage of any opportunity offered to them.
5. Twenty-five percent of all white men were not allowed to do what? During the Congressional Reconstruction, all white southern males could not vote.
The Unfinished Nation-The Legendary Frontier
1. What demand went out after the little bighorn took and the killing of the Custer’s soldiers? A demand went out throughout the west to take all non-reservation Indians and force them into reservations.
2. What triggered the Nez Perce War? Young men known as “Wallitas” had killed a few white men who had been harassing Indian people then a few more were killed which began the war.
3. What was the Dawes Act ? Each tribe would draw up tribal rolls and reservation land would be surveyed. Then each family and individual would be given some kind of homestead.
4. How was the Dawes Act a disaster? There was poor administration, a good amount of corruption, and then many Indian people were given the worst of the land.
5. What was barred wire used for in the 1870s in Illinois? It was a cheap device to keep animals, grazing animals like cattle and horses out of detains areas especially crops or water sources.