June 22 Notes - History 2112 Professor Hild 1957...

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History 2112 Professor HildJune 22, 20091957 established students must take Law History both the US and GA to graduateChapter 18 Reconstruction 1865-1877 after Civil WarPutting nation back together – RebuildingProcess of bringing Southern states back to Union11 States from Virginia and South were the ex confederate states Georgia back in the Union by 1872Federal troops left the South in 1877Northerners – any state that was in the Union and did not secedeMany apart of South supported the UnionGoals 1.Put union back together2.But without slaves throughout SouthLosing slaves damaged economy because capital invested in human labor instead of factories like in the NorthEmancipation not always a goal until the Emancipation ProclamationSoutherners Bi-Racial worldWhite – tremendous population loss due to warSlim labor force Post Civil War EraEconomic Turmoil1.Hard to strengthen labor force2.$4billion loss of South after Emancipation Proclamation and loss of slaves (their form of capital)3.Cotton and tobacco and etc. crops destroyedAntebellum – land and labor when lost labor could not maintain landLand destroyed during battle whereas in North only one battle foughtSlim resources to put Southern economy back togetherBlack – freedom from white supremacy Lost few rights they had after paranoia by white supremacy during 1850s of uprisingMonopoly game of slave trade – Separated FamiliesGoals1.Reunite with Family2.Freedom 3.Establish Family

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