Part 4 background- reconstruction and industrialization

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Reconstruction and Industrialization in America 1850-1914
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Tensions between supporters of black rights and those who oppose them mount! Douglass’s “My Bondage and My Freedom” appears in 1855. 1859: John Brown, an abolitionist, leads a raid on federal arsenal in Viginia and is hanged for treason.
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In 1860, South Carolina secedes from the Union. 1861: Shots fired on Fort Sumter (the Civil War begins) 1863: Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclimation. 1865: General Robert E. Lee Surrenders to General Ulysses S. Grant (the Civil War comes to an end).
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The “Promise of Freedom” Initially freed slaves (males) enjoy civil liberties Northern militarily occupation ends in the south Southern whites develop a political system the excludes blacks and segregates southern society (Jim Crow) South remains poor and agricultural
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Transcontinental Railway Rail transportation across the country becomes a reality Settlers from northern and eastern Europe Irish, Scandinavians and Germans
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course LA 114 taught by Professor Cullen during the Fall '09 term at Grand Valley State University.

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