History of the United States and Bureau Reconstruction Act

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Andrew Johnson Black Codes Carpetbagger Compromise of 1877 14th Amendment Atlanta Compromise
Crop-lien System Enforcement Acts Freedman’s Bureau Reconstruction Act 15th Amendment scalawags
Ku Klux Klan Plessy vs. Ferguson Radical republicans Wade-Davis Bill William Seward Thaddeus Stevens
Charles Sumner
What were the various plans for Reconstruction proposed by Lincoln, Johnson, and Congress? Which plan was enacted and why?

What were the principle questions facing the nation after at the end of the Civil War?

What were the achievements of Reconstruction? Where did it fail and why?

What were the effects of Reconstruction for blacks and whites in the South?

What new problems arose in the South as the North’s interest in Reconstruction waned?

What was the Compromise of 1877, and how did it effect Reconstruction?

How did the New South differ from the South before the Civil War?

Gilded Age Politics
The Gilded Age Patronage Chinese Exclusion Act Pendleton Act Homestead Strike Jay Gould Panic of 1873 Horace Greeley Rutherford B. Hayes James A. Garfield Chester Arthur Grover Cleveland Thomas B. Reed William Jennings Bryan J. P. Morgan Populists Ida B. Wells Mark Twain Railroads New South Spoils system 1. By the late, several new concerns had displaced slavery as the defining question of American politics. What were these new issues, and how did they shape new regional, economic, and racial alliances and rivalries? What role did political parties play in this process? 2. What were the main reasons for Chinese Immigration in the second half of the 19th century? 3. Why did politics in the Gilded Age seemingly sink to such a low level? Did the Gilded Age party system have any...
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