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History 271 Devine Fall 2017 Test One Study Guide These questions will help you to prepare for the first test. The material on which the multiple choice questions will be based will be drawn directly from this study guide. If you are able to answer the review questions, you should have no trouble answering the exam questions. Lecture Notes INDUSTRIALIZATION .pdf POPULISM The Origins of the American Empire can%20Empire.pdf Spanish American War 202017.pdf 1. Why were southern plantation owners in particularly bad financial shape after the Civil War?
2. What had African Americans in the South “won” as a result of the Civil War? What had they lost? Why could “freedom” be both a blessing and a curse for African Americans right after the Civil War? African Americans won:
3. Why is it incorrect to say that Abraham Lincoln “freed the slaves” by issuing the Emancipation Proclamation?
4. Why did Congress decide to amend the Constitution (13th amendment) rather than simply pass a law that abolished slavery?

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