Reconstruction

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Reconstruction

Questions after the Civil War are addressed, along with the different attempts at Reconstruction, and how the south, as well as African Americans, experienced Reconstruction.


Lecture number:
2
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Hist 106 - History Of The U S
Edition:
3

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HIST 106 1st Edition Lecture 2 Outline of Last Lecture 1. Some Key Events Leading Up to the War • Missouri Compromise of 1820 • Compromise of 1850 (including Fugitive Slave Law) • Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 • Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857) • John Brown & the Raid on Harper’s Ferry • 1860 Presidential Election 2. The War Between the States • Secession & the Confederate States of America • Lincoln’s Efforts to Preserve the Union • Emancipation Proclamation (1863) • Conscription Act & the New York City Draft Riots (1863) • 1864 Presidential Election • April 1865 & the War’s End 3. Unresolved Questions at the End of the Civil War Outline of Current Lecture 1. Unresolved Questions / Issues after the Civil War 2. Reconstruction • Early Ideas under Lincoln • Presidential Reconstruction (1865-1867) 3. Andrew Johnson 4. Debates over the Treatment of Former Confederates 5. The Black Codes • Radical (or Congressional) Reconstruction (1867-1877) 6. Goals 7. The Freedmen’s Bureau 8. Reconstruction Acts of 1867 9. Johnson’s Impeachment 10. Mixed Record 11. African Americans Experience Reconstruction • Meanings & Realities of “Freedom” Current Lecture Unresolved Questions / Issues after the Civil War  What does freedom mean?  What does US do with blacks? o What does the southern society do with them?



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