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SOUTH'S ADVANTAGE
-England and France dependent
-Could ride and shoot
-governers and generals quit
-home territory
FORT SUMPTER
-started war
-Charleston Harbor S. property
- Union try to resupply, fired upon by south
-north surrendered.
-Lee left home state.
BULL RUN
-aka Battle of MANASSES
-1st battle of war
Stonewall Jackson helps South beat North
ANTIETAM
-aka Battle of SHARPSBURG
- UNION victory
-only 2 days long, turning pt
GETTYSBURG and VICKSBURG
-Gettysberg is major
-3 days of most ferocius fighting in America
-1st 2 days were Southern victory
-NORTHERN VICTORY, north takes Richmond
TOTAL WAR- Sherman's March
took out everything 40 miles wide from Atlanta to Savannah
10% Plan
Lincoln's Plan, didn't pass
when 10% of Confederate state pledges allegience to Union, they can rejoin
13th Amendment
outlawed slavery
14th Amendment
a citizen is any person born in the USA- get all rights of the constitution
15th Amendment
suffrage
carpetbaggers
and
Scalawags
carpetbaggers came from the North and set up shop in the South
Scalawags were white republican southerners who moved North after the civil war
Election of 1876
Pres. Grant steps down after 2 consecutive terms
Rutherford B. Hayes becomes Pres.
Compromise of 1877
North is done with reconstruction in the South
Laissez- faire
"hands off" , US government didn't really regulate industry, turned blind eye to railroad monopolizing
embraces expansion and progress
WCTU and Suffrage
3 traget groups:
-poor
-immigrants
-sinners
Grange (Patrons of Husbandry)
farming nation
grange= educational and social organization for farming communities
-launched movement to protest high rates and unfair prices by railroads
-1st organized labor union in US
Pendleton Civil Service Act
1883
spoils system addressed
14k federal jobs placed under watch
Wabash case
passed in 1887
supreme court reversed Laissez-faire, railroads cannot be controlled by states they run through
Interstate Commerce Commission/ACT
MAKES REGULATION a NATIONAL POLICY
SHERMAN ANTI-TRUST ACT
passed by congress in 1890
sets precedent for monopolies and trusts
let courts decide if a corporation was a barrier to free trade :)
Homestead Act
allowed 160 acres to anyone who moved west and had profit in 5 yrs.
5 civilized tribes:
1.)Seminole
2.)Cherokee
3.)Creek
4.)Chaktaw
5.)Chicasaw
Dawes Act
forced Indians to act and live like Americans
Battle of Little Big Horn
aka Custer's Last Stand
General Custer
all slain by Sioux
Wounded Knee
aka Indian's Last Stand
last indian resistance of any magnitude
Sand Creek Massacre
took place just before end of war
Colonel Shivington massacred 105 cherokee women and children bc cherokees fought for confederates
Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
300K Chinese day laborors
send chinese home :(
Homer-Plessey
"SEPARATE but EQUAL"
1877 Great Railroad Strike
end of fed. reconstruction
started on B&O RR
Boxer Rebellion
in China
first chance in US to implement OPEN DOOR POLICY