Monday, September 12, 2005

US History Agenda, 13 September 2005

Section 3 The Collapse of Reconstruction
1. To summarize violent actions by opponents of Reconstruction.
2. To identify reasons for the shift of political power from the Southern Republicans to the Southern Democrats.
3. To describe the effect of the Supreme Court's decisions on Reconstruction.
4. To identify reasons for the collapse of congressional Reconstruction.
5. To list achievements and failures of Reconstruction.
HW p. 373 #1-4

Chapter 12 Assessment
Reviewing Chapter 12

Terms & Names
1. Andrew Johnson
2. Radical Republicans
3. Freedman's Bureau
4. Fourteenth Amendment
5. Fifteenth Amendment
6. carpetbagger
7. Hiram Revels
8. sharecropping
9. Ku Klux Klan
10. Rutherford B. Hayes

Main Ideas
Section 1
The Politics of Reconstruction
11. How did Andrew Johnson's plan to reconstruct the Confederate states differ from Lincoln's?
12. How did the Civil Rights Act of 1866 become law?
13. Why did the Radicals want to impeach Andrew Johnson?
14. What factor played a significant role in the 1868 presidential election?

Section 2 Reconstructing Society
15. What three groups made up the Republican party in the South during Reconstruction?
16. In what ways did emancipated slaves exercise their freedom?
17. How did white landowners in the South reassert their economic power following the Civil War?

Section 3 The Collapse of Reconstruction?
18. How did Southern whites regain political power during Reconstruction?
19. What economic and political developments weakend the Republican party during Grant's second term?
20. What significance did the victory by Rutherford B. Hayes in the 1876 presidential race have for Reconstruction?

The Chapter 12 Assessment material above will be the basis for Quiz 1.

Preview Chapter 13
During and after Reconstruction, Americans continued expanding westward. This expansion caused destruction of the buffalo and crises for Native Americans, the growth of a new cattle industry and society on the Great Plains, and a reform movement known as populism. You will learn these significant developments in the next chapter.