History 1302 Midterm
History 1302 Midterm History 1302
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Date Created: 10/01/15
We are required to use at least ve 5 lD s to write an essay that answers How did the United States perpetuate its political and territorial expansion through racism war and economic opportunity in the late 19th and early 20th centuries The following is a list of lD s that I have decided to use to answer the essay question I also used some other ID s as supporting ID s The Reconstruction Era Time period from 18651877 Covers the complete US history after the civil war and the transformation of the southern United States This was the period which followed the civil war This period was dominated by issues created by the abolition of slavery and the North defeating the south in the civil war President Lincoln favored a more permissive approach reuniting the union an increasingly radical faction in congress sought out to punish the south Ultimately in the end The reconstruction failed to ensure equality for southern African Americans Black Codes Southern State legislatures passed black codes to limit freedoms of African Americans freedmen These laws were passed in 1865 and 1866 Part of a larger pattern of Southern whites trying to suppress the new freedom of now freed African American slaves Laws had the intent to restrict African American freedoms compelling to work in labor economy based on low wages and debt Contracts and outlawing land ownership Many Northemers interpreted black codes as an attempt to reestablish slavery and as a way to reject the hardwon civil war victory Reservation Systems After the Civil war Americans favored reservations as a way to segregate Indians while opening land to white settlers These reservations closely resembled colonial societies where native populations ruled outside bureaucrats saw their land holdings reduced and their religion practices outlawed War of 1898 America s Splendid little war marked the end of Spain s once expansive New World empire and the emergence of the United States as a world power And through American imperialist won the debate over their antiimperialist opponents they never quite lived up to their moralizing The Great War World War I A result of imperial ambitions and entangling alliances WW1 caught most people by surprise Lulled by a century of European peace many observers had come to regard armed con ict armed con ict as a relic of the past rendered unthinkable by human progress Yet the Great War shattered this illusion and laid the foundation for both World War II and the Cold War The US was involved before we were truly even involved by providing money to England After Lusitania we of cially joined the war Which ended up being the last siX months Intro The US perpetuated its political and territorial expansion in the late 19th and early 20th centuries through racism war and economic opportunity This essay will demonstrate how Reconstruction The Black Codes and the Reservation System oppressed both African and Native Americans and how the United States participation in the War of 1898 and quotThe Great War was able to lead us to be viewed as a world power and how through the Rise of American Industry and Social Darwinism the society was introduced to an industrialized way of life which brought with it great economic opportunity
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