HIST173_Ch 1 HIST173
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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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