Test#1 - 1. Radical Republicans - supporters of the war....

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1. Radical Republicans - supporters of the war. After the war they wanted to punish the south for its actions, and they also believed that it was their responsibility to help the former slave’s transition to freedom. 2. Andrew Jackson – president after Lincoln, he was a southern yeoman, who didn’t really support republican views, but he dislike powerful southern planters. His reconstruction plan wasn’t as lenient as Lincoln’s, but his inability to gain support from the congress caused him to be an unsuccessful president. 3. 13 th amendment – freed the slaves; 14 th amendment – defined citizenship to include all those born or naturalized. Declared that whenever a state denied any age qualified male citizen the right to vote, the state’s representation in congress would be lowered. 15 th amendment – race and color weren’t legal grounds for denying adult men from voting. 4. Black Codes – set of laws to govern race relations. It gave blacks several rights such as marriage, property, and the right to testify, but they were 2 nd class citizens in political and economic status, they couldn’t vote or offer labor freely. 5. Freedmen’s Bureau – aided refugees both black and white. Found employments, established hospitals, schools, and drew guidelines to bring freedmen to the free labor system. 6. First Reconstruction Act – swept aside the existing state regimes, and divided the south into 5 military regimes, each under a general who could use power to protect life and property, and oversaw the choice of delegates in state conventions. All adult males could vote. 7. Ku Klux Klan – formed by young confederate veterans in Tennessee as a social club. They evolved into an anti-black and anti-republican organization. Had many acts of violence: intimidated voters, burned houses, attacked militiamen. 8. Gustavus Swift – centralized the distribution of meat. He would slaughter the cattle in the west and then ship the final product to the eastern consumers. Because of his centralized distribution, and also used a lot of machinery to lower the labor of cost which would therefore lower the prices of meat. 9. Thomas Edison – he was a great inventor and entrepreneur. He invented the incandescent light bulb, provided circuits, and a meter to judge power output. He used investors as a financial backing and he represents one of the 1 st corporate researches. Afterwards he developed his power company. 10. Andrew Carnegie – he wasn’t an inventor but he worked with the existing technology and processes, and made them show a profit. He adopted new methods and technological improvements quickly, and kept labor cost down by mechanizing as much as he could. 11.
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