Flashcards in Unit 5 Significant Slideshow Items Deck (29):
Written by George Fitzhugh, made "wage slavery" argument
What inspired H.B. Stowe to write Uncle Tom's Cabin?
Fugitive Slave Act
The _____________ reaped the Missouri Compromise.
series of violent political confrontations
Preston Brooks (SC) nearly beat _____ to death.
SC succeeded four days after...
the election of 1860
Who was the president of the CSA?
What fort did rebels attack in 1861?
Fort Sumter (Charleston, SC)
Lincoln believed in fight to...
preserve the union
founded Red Cross
North-blockade southern ports, divide South at Miss. River
Battle of First Bull Run
VA, first major land battle
How many people died in the Civil War?
What were the three major issues when attempting to reunite the union?
readmission of states, status of freedman, and treatment of former rebels
Who shot Lincoln?
John Wilkes Booth
Why was Johnson impeached?
Violating Tenure of Office Act
northerners who moved south
What was the first characteristic of Radical Reconstruction?
Occupation of south by federal troops
farmers, believed west held "promised land"
"40 acres and a mule"
Awaited by people but they never got anything
Oklahoma Land Rush
1889, old Indian territory was opened at noon to thousands settlers
Chines working for Central Pacific RR Co. faced...
Both met at ______ when building the Transcontinental Road.
Promontory Point, UT
Plains Indians were mostly...
nomadic (traveling) horsemen
Battle of Little Big Horn
"Custer's Last Stand" which turned public opinion against Sioux
patented modern form of barbed wire in 1874
invented steel plow