HISTORY REVIEW.docx - Exam One Review Study Guide The first examination will cover chapters 17-21 Questions will come from the textbook chapters class

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Exam One Review Study Guide The first examination will cover chapters 17-21. Questions will come from the textbook chapters, class lectures (notes and power point presentations are considered parts of class lectures) and LearnSmart assignments. The format for the examination will be multiple-choice and essay. The multiple-choice section will have 45 questions worth one point each. The essay section is worth 55 points. The essay should be two pages in length. Scantrons and bluebooks will be provided. You need only bring a number two pencil and a pen to write the essays. Essay Prompts: Of the prompts listed below, three will be on the exam. Of those three, you will choose one prompt to answer. You will write a two-page essay in your blue book in response. Explain on what basis Lincoln and Johnson justified their assumptions of Reconstruction policy and what their plans for Reconstruction were. What is the basis upon which Congress justified its takeover of Reconstruction? What specific events moved Congress to take Reconstruction out of the hands of the president? How did Congress then carry out Reconstruction? Lincoln reconstruction plan- Lincolns policy of Reconstruction was based on his belief that the south had very legally seceded and he had no intention of punishing the south. He wanted the nation to reunite quickly and painlessly... And thus, he would allow for the southern states to very easily be submitted back into the union. This was the reasoning behind his 10% plan where 10% of the state's voter had to vote on emancipation of the slaves and the state would create a new state government allowing them permission back into the country. Andrew Johnson reconstruction plan - place NC & other states under appointed provisional governors who were responsible for calling constitutional conventions and ensuring the only "loyal" whites were permitted to vote for delegates - participation required an oath of allegiance
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- Confederate leaders & office holders were excluded from participation but could apply for individual pardons - anyone possessing property valued over $20,000 were also excluded Congress reconstruction plan - - placed South under military rule & allowed for the re-admittance of southern states only once African-American suffrage was legitimized, with the idea that once blacks could vote they would be able to protect themselves - disqualified ex-Confederates; they could not vote for delegates to constitutional conventions or in elections to ratify conventions' work Wade-Davis (Congress') plan for reconstruction -required 50% to take oath of loyalty before restoration began those who could swear they had never willingly supported the Confederacy could vote in an election for delegates to a constitutional convention did not require black suffrage gave courts power to enforce emancipation Impeachment crisis of 1868 - Johnson disapproved new policy & dismissed office holders who supported radical Reconstruction, countermanded generals who enforced new
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