Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Civil War and Reconstruction Test Review

Explain what each is, and tell why it is important/ significant to civil war.
Who is Eli Whitney

What is the nullification Crisis? 

Trail of Tears

2nd great awakening

Gold Rush

What is reconstruction

14th Amendment

Who is US Grant

What is the KKK?

What are tenant farmers?

What are sharecroppers?

Anaconda plan

What were the economic differences for the north and south:

South military advantage (leaders)

North military advantage (leaders?)

Briefly explain the how the growth of our country led to increasing tensions between north and south (manifest destiny, missouri compromise, balance of states?)

Why was it ‘harder’ for the Union to win the civil war?

Explain difference between Lincoln's Amnesty plan and the Radical reconstruction.

What happened to blacks after the end of Radical Reconstruction?

 “It is...for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us-that...we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain; that this, nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom; and that the government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”

Abraham Lincoln
Gettysburg Address.

Prompt: Approximately 620,000 people died in the Civil War. If this fact was known by President Abraham Lincoln, do you think he still would have supported the war? Support your answer with specific evidence from the above passage from Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.

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