U.S. History 1865 to 1945 Worksheet

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U.S. History 1865 to 1945 Worksheet
Using the information from your textbook and classroom discussion complete the following matrices. 1.Era of Reconstruction Matrix
While completing the Matrix, contrast presidential reconstruction plans with congressional reconstruction. Note key people, major dates, policies, and outcomes for the New South. If necessary, additional rows may be added to the matrix.

PlanKey PeopleDatesPoliciesOutcomes
Lincoln’s 10%PlanAbraham Lincoln
Andrew Johnson
General William Tecumseh
John Wilkes Booth 1860-1864Wade-Dave Bill The freeman’s bureau Proclamation and Amnesty and ReconstructionThe Ten-Percent Plan was more of a political maneuver than a plan for Reconstruction. President Lincoln and Congress could not agree on the best way to readmit southern states into the union, redistribute southern lands, or resettle former slaves. In the end Wade-Davis PlanBenjamin Wade

Henry Winter Davis
Congress 1863-1864Pocket Veto Congressional Republicans thought that Lincoln’s ten percent plan was too mild and created a bill that had a better sense of direction in readmitting southern states into the union. Johnson’s Plan (Presidential Reconstruction)Andrew Johnson Benjamin Wade1865-1868Andrew Johnson

Economic Indian policies Andrew Johnson abolished slavery in the South. Society had changing views about Andrew Johnson’s plan for reconstruction many viewed the reconstruction plan as a noble effort to build an interracial nation.

2.Progressive Era Reforms Matrix
Using Chapters 21-22 from the text, complete the matrix on the nature and outcome of Progressive Era reforms. ReformSeen on Local and/or National LevelDescribe the reform’s positive or negative effects on American society: Settlement housesNational Settlement housing was a social approach or method for serving the poor in urban areas. Settlement housing was an effective solution to poverty and injustice. ProfessionalismNational

The establishment of guidelines and criteria for various occupations to meet in order to form an association Women’s suffrageNationalWomen’s suffrage guaranteed women and African-American men the right the vote and in 1869 The National American Women Association was founded. City manager governanceLocalCity manager was hired to run each department of the city and was used to replace frequently corrupt mayoral systems. Initiative and referendumNationalInitiative referendum was an attempted to increase the power of citizens in state and local government. Direct primaryNationalThe direct primary reform ensured that voters select candidates to run for office rather than party bosses. Judicial recallLocal

Allows voters to petition to have an elected representative removed from office. TemperanceNational
The Temperance reform was very much similar to the settlement housing approach Temperance reform became a charitable organization for resettlement of immigrants. Square Deal business regulationNational

The Square Deal business regulations applied stricter regulations on business practices the Square Deal campaign addressed social concerns of inequality in market performance ConservationNational

The Progressive Era of Conservation interest formulated an organization (NCL) The National Consumers League which was concerned that goods be produced and distributed at reasonable prices and in adequate quantity, but under fair, safe, and healthy working conditions that foster quality products for consumers and a decent standard of living for workers. Monetary controlNational...
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