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1

Lincoln killed

By John Wilkes booths April 14 1865

2

Lincoln reconstructin plan

States never left
Pass 13th amendment

3

Lincoln's vp

Johnson

4

5 effects of national railroad

Stimulated economy
Brought nation together
Clocks set by railroad (4 time zones)
Created jobs in steel industry and promoted business
Populated west

5

Compromise of 1877

Federal troops removed from south
One southerner appointed for cabinet
Gave money to south for reconstruction
Not held by any boundaries

6

Civil war

1861-1865

7

Reconstruction act of 1867

Made by congress
Said confederate states divided into 5 military districts except Tennessee
There would be a military governed appointed and required a new state constitution that free men could vote and agreement with 13th amendment to become a state again also required passing 14 amendment
Voters and congress had to approve it
Most states back by 1868

8

Tenure of office act 1867

Johnson fired Stanton (Secretary of State)
Charged with high crimes and misdemeanors
Impeachment vote 35-19 not guilty

9

Ulysses a grant

Boss tweed stole 50$ million from treasury

10

Rutherford b hayes

Wife lemonade Lucy

11

James Garfield

Shot 4 months after inauguration

12

Chester Arthur

Passes Pendleton act and started civil service test

13

Cleveland

Only pres. To serve two in consecutive terms

14

McKinley

Started gold standard and shot after being reelected

15

Carper bagged

Position from north going south

16

Transcontinental railroad

Union Pacific goes east to west
Central pacific goes west to east
Meet at promontory point

17

Gold found in

Lake Tahoe

18

Indian reorganization act

Encouraged grads with Indians

19

Puritan work ethic

Work is a blessing, all men work, all work glorifies God

20

Free enterprise

People responsible for their own welfare

21

Steel

Refined iron
Jp Morgan owns 1/2 us steel production

22

John d Rockefeller

90% of all refinery

23

Trusts

Rules nor enforced by laws

24

Reconstruction era

1865-1877