History 104 first week of notes
History 104 first week of notes History 104
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Taylor Curtis on Wednesday January 13, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to History 104 at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa taught by Kari Frederickson in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 48 views. For similar materials see American Civilization Since 1865 in History at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa.
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Date Created: 01/13/16
Reconstruction January 13, 2016 Two photos Lee and Grant o Shaking hands to end the Civil War o 1865 George Bush o Taken on aircraft carrier with banner saying “Mission Accomplished” o 2006 o mission was not accomplished in Iraq, still going on today Comparing the two photos saying things are still very hectic even after the photos were taking insinuating that the problems are solved o Just because war is over doesn’t mean conflict has ended o Legacy of those battles are still with us Reconstruction 1865-1877 In 1865 there was nothing to help rebuild o Not much involvement from the government Only for mail or liquor No FEMA or red cross, nothing to help people Incredible property damage and no money to help rebuild o Confederate money was useless o Biggest form of wealth in south land and slaves Wealthy, white, southerners were basically irrelevant after the war ended o Great inflation o Had to rely on community Very hard to get around no transportation o South had little to no way to get around, not many railroads Most were blown up during the war Drought 750,000 people died during the war o boys as young as 13 were going off to war o if you made it home, you probably didn’t make it home in one piece White Women o Chances for a good life are to marry into wealth Whole life is getting married Men o Want to become independent land owners African Americans o Many moved to the city to get jobs/land, along with trying to find kin
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