Flashcards in Vocal Quiz #1 (#'s-C's) Deck (38):
Year Abraham Lincoln was elected & SC fired on Ft. Sumter
Year that the Civil War Ended and Lincoln was killed
Year that Reconstruction ended
The Freedman's Bureau promised this to every former slave - eventually they had to give it back, though.
40 Acres and a Mule
Southern Nickname for slavery used to describe how it actually had some benefits to society
White Democrats who were elected into office in the South after Reconstruction
Term used to describe the South's habit of voting exclusively for Democrats from the late 1800's to the late 1900's.
Amendment that freed the slaves
Amendment that guaranteed citizenship for anyone born in the US and promised equal protection for all citizens.
Amendment giving black males the right to vote
Amendment giving women the right to vote
Religious revival that emphasized changing society in addition to changing your life - many became abolitionists as a result
2nd Great Awakening
Agreement at the Constitutional Convention to count slaves as a fraction of a person for the purposes of representation in Congress.
James K. Polk WANTED this to be the northern boundary of the US.
The actual current northern boundary of the US.
Black regiment that fought and died at Ft. Wagner
A person who was against slavery
Laws passed during the Federalist period stating that you couldn't speak out against the government or you could be arrested - if you weren't a citizen, you could be deported.
Alien and Sedition Acts
Agreement arranged by Henry Clay between the north and the west. The north would give $$ to the west for internal improvements if the west would vote in favor of a high tariff.
The American System
The Union's Battle Plan against the South. (Blockade southern ports, take the Mississippi, Capture Richmond)
President who represented the "common man" - Forced the Cherokee on the Trail of Tears
President after Lincoln who continued his 10% plan - one of only two presidents to be impeached
To add land to the US
The Period before the Civil War
Location where Lee surrendered to Grant, ending the Civil War
Negotiations between a union and management that take place when the two sides disagree on a workplace issue. If this fails, the workers may go on strike.
Bloodiest day of the civil war.
First document that set up the American government after the Revolutionary War.
Articles of Confederation
Forcing a group of people to adapt to another culture - often against their will.
The process by which iron is smelted into steel
The first ten amendments to the Constitution
Bill of Rights
Animal that was killed by railroads so trains could travel freely
Laws passed after Reconstruction to keep African Americans in a state much like slavery
Period when pro and anti slavery supporters - including John Brown - fought violently over whether a midwestern state should be slave or free.
Insect that attacked the cotton crop in the south in the late 1800's-early 1900's and forced many African Americans to move north
African-American founder of the Tuskeegee Institute who gave the Atlanta Compromise speech, stating that black people would be willing to live with segregation of they could get jobs in the south.
Booker T. Washington
Site where 5 American colonists were killed by British Troops - this sparked the Revolutionary War.