History Notes 12/6
1868 the Radical republicans are in control of reconstruction.
1. Place the South under military occupation, 5 military districts
2. Required to approve the 14th amendment, cant deny someone due process and must be
given equal protectio
History Notes 11/17
(results of 1860 election map) ( pg 385 succession crisis)
Stephan Douglass- Front runner for democratic party, from Nebraska. He argues the slavery
issue should be dealt with popular sovereignty. Northern Democrats
John C Breckinridge
Communications Rev- Samuel Morse
Agriculture revolution- Cyrus McCormick- horse drawn contraption that
made wheat production on a large scale possible. Less farmers frees up
people to work in factories and other merchant
History Notes 11/29
Reconstruction- the process of restoring the confederate states back to their normal place in the
union. During this period slaves could vote, and held political office.
Hiram Revels From NC never was a slave,
Mexican War: 1846-1848
History Notes 11/10
1840s: US had remarkable period of territory growth westward.
Manifest Destiny: It was inevitable and obvious the US was meant to occupy the lower 48
states. Missionaries headed to Oregon and Texas starts in 1820
History Notes 11/8
Cotton Kingdom and King Cotton:
1. Planters in Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina are growing tobacco, but areas of
cultivating are limited. Tobacco drained the soil of nutrients, also had a limited demand.
2. Rice grew along the co
History Notes 11/22
Lincoln thought there was a pro-union majority in the south. He thought if he turned the civil
war into a war against slavery it would alienate the south to turn against the union. He didnt
want to upset slavery owners who might suppor
New Women of the Ice Age
-Marks of weaving in clay imply nets (developmentally advanced) which could have involved women in hunting.
-ethnography studying modern cultures to learn about ancient ones.
-Killing mammoths would be insanely difficult
Zoroaster and Buddha: Explaining Suffering
-Buddha Suffering as result of human desire. To change evil, change yourself. Material world is illusion.
-Zoroaster Suffering is in the world. To change evil, you change the world. Material world is imp
Hammurabi and Moses: Law as a Mirror of Civilization
-Laws based on culture of people (mostly rich = laws to protect property, mostly middle-class = laws to protect the poor)
-Babylonian focus on communal responsibility (complex agriculture), Heb
History Midterm Study Guide
1 Religion and Philosophy
Discuss the effects of Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism on Asian society.
Compare the Asian Religions/Philosophies.
Discuss the development of religion from Neolithic times through the earl