HY 104 Week 1 Notes
HY 104 Week 1 Notes HY 104
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Emily Paige Montgomery on Monday February 8, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to HY 104 at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa taught by Dr. Kari Frederickson in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 16 views. For similar materials see American Civ Since 1865 in History at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa.
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Date Created: 02/08/16
HY 104 1/13/2016 Introduction/Reconstruction Two images: Lee and Grant ending the civil war grant taking turns of surrender from the leader of the army Robert E. Lee. George Bush, 2006: on an aircraft carrier; “Mission [in Iraq] Accomplished” he received backlash because Iraq is not “accomplished.” The fighting has not ended, it has just transformed. Bush: 10 years ago, and things are worse than they were before From the Lee/Grant picture: the bush picture is ten years before the Bush picture. Things still go badly. Reconstruction 18651877 How are we going to move forward as a nation? The federal government did not provide reconstruction or rebuilding services Goods are scarce White, wealthy, southern people were not as wealthy after the war Drought, monetary collapse, no transportation Even if you survive the war and you have land, there is still a drought 750,000 died due to combat 3 out of every 5 white men served in the military some for all four years Even thirteen year old boys went to war If you made it home from the war, you probably did not make it home in one piece physically and/or mentally (PTSD) Women 1618 years old, your chances for a good life depend on marrying well But 75% of men are in war or damaged from the war A lot of single women moved to the cities People are moving all over the place blacks traveled to find other relatives I. Ruins of wartime II. Problems to be addressed III. Key question: How revolutionary? (Continued on 1/20/16)