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STUDY GUIDE FOR AMERICAN HISTORY SURVEY HIST-2020 AMERICAN PROMISE Chapter Sixteen What were the challenges and controversies facing efforts at reconstruction even  before the war? The challenges and controversies?  What course did presidential reconstruction take under Andrew Johnson? How did Congress take the lead in reconstruction, and how did blacks and white  women respond? For what political reasons was Andrew Johnson impeached, and what were the  legal justifications of the case?  Who felt betrayed by the wording of the 14 th  and 15 th  Amendments? Chapter Seventeen (SWITCH WITH 18) What factors led to the ‘land fever’ for the Western territories?  What precipitated the final removal of American Indians from their ancestral  lands?  How did Native Americans resist white encroachment on their ancestral lands?  How successful were they? Who were the new immigrants? How did they differ from the old immigrants? Chapter Eighteen
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Why are the railroads considered America’s first big business? What factors led  to this rise? How did John D. Rockefeller come to dominate the oil-refining industry and in  what ways did he move to consolidate his enterprises?  What are trusts? What role did the government play in limiting the trusts? Who advocated social Darwinism and how did the philosophy differ from  Carnegie’s “Gospel of Wealth”? What defined the Gilded Age?  Chapter Nineteen What factors led to the rise of the labor movement in the late 19 th  century? What was the significance of the Great Railroad Strike of 1877? What lessons did  the workers learn from the strike? What role did utopian visions for a better life play in American culture? Who were Henry George and Edward Bellamy and what did they contribute?
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course HIST 2010 taught by Professor Lykens during the Fall '07 term at Middle Tennessee State University.

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