ch_12 (1) - QUIT 12 Reconstruction and Its Effects CHAPTER...

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12 Reconstruction and Its Effects QUIT CHAPTER OBJECTIVE INTERACT WITH HISTORY TIME LINE VISUAL SUMMARY SECTION The Politics of Reconstruction 1 SECTION Reconstructing Society 2 SECTION The Collapse of Reconstruction 3 MAP
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12 Reconstruction and Its Effects HOME CHAPTER OBJECTIVE To understand the political struggle, accomplishments, and failures of Reconstruction in the years following the Civil War
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12 W I T H H I S T O R Y I N T E R A C T What goals should the government set to reconstruct the South? Examine the Issues The year is 1865, and at last the Civil War is over. The South’s primary labor system, slavery, has been abolished. About 4.5 million African Americans now have their freedom but lack money, property, education, and opportunity. Southern states are beginning the process of readmission to the Union, but the effects of war continue to be felt throughout the South. Rail lines are unusable. Farms, plantations, and factories lie in ruins. • In what ways can the South rebuild its economy? • How can Northern resources help the South? HOME • What can the government do to assist African Americans? Reconstruction and Its Effects
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12 The United States The World 1864 Confederacy surrenders at Appomattox. 1865 Andrew Johnson becomes president after Lincoln’s assassination. 1866 President Johnson presses for moderate Reconstruction policies. 1866 Austro-Prussian War is fought. 1868 Congress impeaches President Johnson. Ulysses S. Grant is elected president. 1869 Mohandas K. Gandhi is born in India. TIME LINE HOME continued . . . 1867 U.S. buys Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million. 1867 First South African diamond field is discovered. Reconstruction and Its Effects
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The United States The World 1870 Unification of Italy is completed. 1872 Horace Greeley runs for president as a Liberal Republican. President Grant is reelected. 1874 British declare Gold Coast of Africa a colony. 1876 Hayes-Tilden presidential election results in deadlock. TIME LINE HOME 1875 France’s National Assembly votes to continue the Third Republic. 1871 U.S. and Great Britain sign Treaty of Washington. 1871 Kaiser Wilhelm I unifies Germany. 1877 Federal troops withdraw from the South. Rutherford B. Hayes is inaugurated.
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