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Exam one short answer and essay prep

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Exam one short answer and essay prep Lincoln Assassination p 436df Killed by John Wilkes Booth, during a play in Washington DC  o Destroyed the South’s chance for a peaceful construction Radical Republicans: Were a group of congressional leaders in North  Radical reconstruction o Wanted to see south pay for the war and Lincoln’s death o Known for Civil rights act and impeaching Johnson Compromise of 1877 Compromise in election of 1876 that gave Republicans the white house if they  ended reconstruction Fourteenth Amendment:  Redefined citizenship to “all persons born in the US, or naturalized as citizens.”  o Gave blacks citizen ship Banded states from denying anyone of life, liberty, or property without due  process of law o Weakened states Plessy v. Ferguson: determined that separate but equal was constitutional Weakened the rights given to blacks by the 13 th  and 14 th  amend  Dawes Severalty Act: split up tribal lands into allotments  Destroyed Indian culture without teaching them how to settle the land properly Bessemer Process:  New process of creating steal that was cheaper and yet stronger than before.  Allowed to steal to be produced readily, and was the single biggest factor behind  the boom in the steal industry. Interstate Commerce Act: state all charges by railroad shall be “legal and just” First doc that gave federal regulation in interstate commerce, and challeneged  laissez-faire econ American Federation of Labor: Only national labor union to survive the into the 20 th  century  Did so because it accepted capitalism, and fought for reasonable gains.
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