US - U.S. History Key Terms: Lincoln Lee Sovereignty...

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U.S. History 1/16/08 Key Terms: Lincoln Lee Sovereignty “is vs. are” Expanded presidential powers -banking -currency -tariffs and taxes Ten Percent Plan- Dec. 1863 Emancipation Proclamation- Sep. 1862 and Jan 1, 1863 Citizenship Suffrage (right to vote) Democracy vs. republic Davis Bill- 1864 Ironclad oath Lincoln has to decide early on how to put country back together after Mexican-American War Fight civil war, figure out how to create a new US o Why? Before war- US had no identity, union of states- each state has own identity 1861- Robert E. Lee approached by Lincoln to command Union forces, accepts only if Virginia follows, does not- becomes commander of Confederate forces Involved in civil war for SOVEREIGNTY- states’ rights, there was no federal gov’t telling people what to do Before civil war- US “are”, during civil war- Lincoln starts referring to the US as “is” Lincoln concerned that if he didn’t handle reconstruction properly, the war would never
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