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Study Questions for History 2620 United States History Since 1865 Textbook: America and Its Peoples Chapter 16 – The Nation Reconstructed 10. What was the war’s impact on the South? 11. What were the most important issues facing the nation at the close of the war? 12. What were the various plans of Reconstruction? What was “Radical” Reconstruction? 13. Why are the 13 th , 14 th , and 15 th Amendments significant? 14. What was it that split the woman’s movement in 1869? 15. Who were the carpetbaggers, scalawags, and black Republicans? 16. How successful were the Republican governments in the South? 17. How did black and white southerners adjust economically and socially to the war’s aftermath? 18. How did Freedpeople seek their independence after the war? 19. What is “Redemption” and how did the South achieve the removal of federal troops in 1877? What part did violence play in “Redemption?” Identify: Freedmen’s Bureau, Charles Sumner, Thaddeus Stevens, Andrew Johnson, Black Codes, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Ulysses S. Grant, Robert Smalls, Blanche K. Bruce, Rutherford B. Hayes, KKK. Chapter 17 --Emergence as an Economic Power 1. What were the causes for the growth of American industrialization? 2. Discuss the growth of business consolidation and what this meant for modern business. 3. How did the U.S. Supreme Court decision Santa Clara County v. The Southern Pacific Railroad in 1886 pave the way for business consolidation? 4. In what ways did people and the Congress fight railroad and industrial abuses? What legislation resulted? 5. How did the United States government conduct relations with Native Americans in the years after the Civil War and what were the results? 6. How did economic modernization affect the mining, cattle, and farming frontiers? 7. What were the effects of "land legislation" in the l860s and l870s? 8. How did economic modernization and the results of the Civil War affect life in the New South? 9. How were workers’ lives affected by industrialization? What caused labor violence? Discuss the rise of labor unions. 10. How did the National Labor Union, Knights of Labor, and the American Federation of Labor differ from each other? Were they able to change the workplace for Americans? 11. How would you sum up the costs and the benefits of industrialization? Identify: Social Darwinism, Gospel of Wealth, Herbert Spencer, William Graham Sumner, Andrew Carnegie, J. D. Rockefeller, vertical and horizontal integration, corporations, trusts, J. P. Morgan, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Homestead Act, the anti-trust movement, James B. Duke, Booker T. Washington, textile mills, sharecropping, crop lien, debt peonage, concept of time, Haymarket Riot l886, Samuel Gompers.
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Chapter 18 – The Rise of an Urban Society and City People 1. Compare the New Immigration with the Old Immigration. Be familiar with the country of origins for both immigration waves. 2.
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HIST 2620 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '08 term at North Texas.

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