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HIST173_Ch 1

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HIST173_Ch 1 HIST173

Doris M
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U.S. History 1865-Present
Dr. Sheridan
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Reconstruction,  Post  Civil  War     Map  of  the  US  1865   -­‐at  the  end  of  civil  war-­‐states  were  separated:  part  of  the  union,  southern  states  that  broke  away…   -­‐the  southern  states  succeeded  from  the  union  and  were  no  longer  part  of  the  US  legally   -­‐some  states  were  border  states  where  slavery  was  legal  but  on  the  side  fighting  for  the  union  and   stayed  with  the  union   -­‐states  were  still  being  admitted  to  the  union   -­‐after  the  war  there  were  only  about  40  states     Reconstruction   -­‐American  Civil  war:  1861 -­‐1865   -­‐lasted  for  4  years   -­‐civil  war  was  the  most  dramatic   and  problematic  that  the  US  experienced   -­‐civil  war  makes  us  understand  the  US   -­‐creates  movements  and  created  a  large  shadow     Union  wins,  is  restored,  larger  issues   -­‐US  wins  the  civil  war  but  becomes  a  different  union   -­‐all  the  states  that  were  already  part  of  the  union  had  to  reapply  for  the  union   -­‐slavery  was  outlawed   -­‐issues  of  sovereignty   -­‐the  continuation  and  morality  of  slavery  lead  to  the  civil  war     The  CSA,  confederates,  are  no  more   -­‐confederate  states  of  america  (CSA)   -­‐CSA  is  gone  after  1865   -­‐a  lot  of  the  pain  and  anger  from  the  confederacy  still  lingers  economically,  socially,  and  …   -­‐the  landscape  of  the  south  was  torn  up   -­‐in  the  aftermath  of  the  war,  a  lot  of  the  southerners  felt  like  they  were  being  taken  advantage  of   -­‐Railroads  and  cities  were  destroyed   -­‐the  legacy  and  mythology  of  the  south  suffering  was  narratirized   -­‐the  south  interpreted  the  civil  war  differently   -­‐the  confederacy  looses  and  the  interpret  the  results  of  the  war  differently   -­‐the  war  cost  over  20  billion  dollars     -­‐economically  it  was  destructive  to  all  of  the  US     Reconstruction   -­‐reconstruction:  literally  something  that  happened,  they  had  to  recon struct  the  states  back  into  the   union.  It  also  becomes  a  period  of  time  that's  referred  to  1865 -­‐1877.       -­‐the  republican  party  was  the  party  of  change  and  new,  moving  forward   -­‐republicans  get  into  power  and  1  week  after  the  civil  war  ended,  Lincoln  dies   -­‐republicans  gain  power  nationally  and  in  the  south   -­‐radical  republicans  want  t  change  the  political  structure   -­‐the  democratic  party  was  the  party  that  stayed  the  same,  wanted  there  to  be  slavery     13th  Amendment   -­‐one  of  the  major  changes  after  the  civil  war   -­‐written  by  Lincoln  and  hi  people   -­‐amendment  abolished  slavery -­‐part  of  the  reconstruction  period     14th  Amendment   -­‐after  Lincoln  dies   -­‐all  native  born  black  americans  were  citizens  of  the  US   -­‐a  clause  that  said  that  all  american  citizens  had  equal  protection  of  the  laws   -­‐doesn't  play  out  in  the  years  after     15th  Amendment   -­‐comes  one  year  later  from  the  14th  amendment   -­‐1869  its  passed  thru  congress   -­‐prohibited  racial  discrimination  in  voting  rights     Southern  States   -­‐reconstruction  districts   -­‐military  districts  in  the  states   -­‐the  Us  military  is  in  the  south  for  over  10  years     -­‐american  troops  stationed  to  make  sure  laws  are  being  passed  correctly     Gone  with  the  Wind   -­‐famous  film,  interesting  but  problematic   -­‐made  in  1939   -­‐made  in  a  different  time  but  talks  about  a  certain  time  period   -­‐hugely  popular   -­‐images  ,  framing,  reference  points   -­‐sympathetic  to  the  southerners   -­‐in  the  point  of  view  from  the  white  southerners   -­‐nostalgia,  gives  a  narrative  of  post  civil  war  too     Gone  with  the  Wind  Film  (2nd  half)  


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