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Unformatted text preview: o South has always put a pride on personal honor peer pressure o A lot of immigrants fought o About 1/5 of union army was black by end of war o Safe to say that reason why they fought was to end slavery o North wins Reconstruction (1865-1877) o Three elements Economic Labor system gone south lost the war Destroyed cities, crops, fields, bridges Political How south was going to come back into the union Lincoln was assassinated Run under martial law radical change South understood that killing Lincoln was a mistake Racial Men/women no one knew what their status was Blacks were nothing/ undetermined White south said there was no equality and would be violent- resist....
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