MidtermStudyGuide - HIST 147 MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE(Green book...

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HIST 147 MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE (Green book required for exam) PART I IDENTIFICATION Using the 5 “Ws” in paragraph format (who, what, where, when & why) identify the following being sure to note the significance of that which you are identifying. ( Six will be on the exam and you will choose THREE to respond to in a paragraph or two. ) Be thorough . Sambo (singing, dancing black man originated in south; portrayed stereotype of black man [jolly, irresponsible]; form of entertainment and perpetrated slavery was okay because black people were of lower race.) {Documentary} 1860 Presidential Election (In the north Lincoln (Republican) and Douglas (Northern Democrat) were the the two combatants. In the south, the votes were split among three candidates. Douglas, Breckenridge (Southern Democratic) and John Bell (of the recently organized Constitutional Party). Lincoln was not even considered as a candidate in the south. Lincoln won because of his support in the north (the north had a larger population), much to the dismay of southerners.) {Chapter 13, In-class discussions} 3 anti-slavery positions (free soil [barred slavery from western territories], abolitionist [moral view], free labor ideology [economic independence and rise in social class) {Ch. 13} Fugitive slave law (Law supported by southern leaders which gave special federal commissioners the ability to determine the fate of alleged fugitive slaves from the south without a proper jury or trial; prohibited local authorities from interfering with capture of fugitives and required citizens to help in capturing when called upon by federal agents; affected all free states [including all western states]. In the North, thousands of fugitives and free blacks worried that they would be swept up because of this act, so they fled to Canada. {Chapter 13} Confederate Constitution (reworded version of US Constitution [granted states 4 minor rights: power to enter into treaties with other states to regulate waterways, power to tax foreign and domestic ships that use their waterways, power to impeach federally- appointed state officials, and power to distribute bills of credit.] [also grants any sort of future anti-slave law or policy will be unconstitutional.]) {Class discussion, documentary} Battle of Bull Run/Manassas (First major land battle of Civil War [July 16, 1861 in Virginia]; Union Army under Gen. Mcdowell marched from Washington to Bull Run, where Confederates drawn up at; Union Army pushed Confederates back; Confederate
reinforcements come under command of Stonewall Jackson, which forced Union to retreat back to Washington) {Documentary} Emancipation Proclamation (Lincoln’s declaration to any slave in a state that seceded that all slaves would be free. Also allowed blacks to serve in the union army, and changed the focus of the Civil War from keeping the union together to also doing what was morally right.) {Class discussion} The Liberator (appeared in 1831 by William Lloyd Garrison; weekly journal in Boston; gave abolitionism a voice; Garrison wanted to dissolve the evils of slavery; felt that

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