Causes of the Civil War I. H istorical interpretations A. i r repressible conflict the civil war was inevitable 1. Moral slavery 2. Economic industrial vs. agrarian 3. Modernization north was modernizing as opposed to the south wasnt B. Blundering Generat
The Ability to Withstand History reminds us mostly of how wars were won by the outcome of the battle. During the 1800s there was a great upheaval throughout the world, specifically in America. The United States was threatened by non-existence or succumbin
SUNY AT STONY BROOK DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY History 265
THE CRISIS OF THE UNION: POLITICAL CHRONOLOGY 1846-48 1846 War with Mexico Wilmot Proviso: proposal of Rep. David Wilmot (D. Pa) to outlaw slavery in all new territories acquired as result of Mexican W
NORTHEAST AND NORTH (MID) WEST I. Northeast A. Modernization" 1. Expansion of commerce (internal and external trade) 2. Commercial agriculture 3. "Transportation revolution" and infrastructure. B. Impact and consequences 1. Beginnings of Industry - consum
HIS 265 Professor Wilbur R. Miller 10/8/08 The Mental Entrapment of Slaves
Slavery dominated the lives of slaves, yet they were not mentally enslaved. People would like to believe this statement but in reality this statement is false. Historically we beli
Slavery- Historians' assessments I. Was it profitable? A. Did both individuals and South generally profit? B. Did both lose? C. Did Individuals profit but South lose? D. Correct Answer: C - Individuals made money but price of slavery and dependence on cas
SLAVERY: ORIGINS I. Forms of Servitude a. Ancient slavery b. Serfdom c. Indentured servitude and apprenticeship II. Origins of racial slavery in North America: which came first, racism or slavery? a. 1619: unthinking decision: racism first? b. Racial atti
Varieties a. Plantation b. Farm c. Urban d. Industrial Plantation-Varieties a. House b. Artisan c. Drivers d. Field Hands
III. Experience a. work b. punishment c. food/shelter d. health e. family f. religion IV. Free Blacks
SLAVERY AS INSTITUTION I. LAW (ca. 1850) a. Human being as property (chattel) b. Consequences: i. No legal restriction on masters right to buy and sell ii. No property ownership w/o masters permission iii. No movement outside plantation w/o masters permis
Study Questions for Benedict, Week of Dec. 1
1. Chs. 4-7: How did Republicans themselves contribute to the collapse of Reconstruction?
2. How did Southern whites use democracy in their arguments against Reconstruction?
3. Why does Benedict spend so much t
WHITE SOUTH I. Geographical diversity, economic diversity of South A. Upper South, Lower South B. Mountain South, Coastal & Piedmont South II. Social Structure A. Slave owners (1/3 to of all whites) 1. Elite planters - 30+ slaves 2. Gentry 10-30 slaves 3.
HISTORY 265: EXAM NO. 3
DUE WED. NOV. 19 IN LECTURE
INSTRUCTIONS: Remember, this is an optional essay. If you wrote essay no. 1 and wish extra credit, you will want to do this one. 4pp.double spaced, normal margins. Write your name only on the line below,