Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Civil War/Reconstruction Take Home Essay

Essay- Due Friday, January 25
Your essay should be a minimum of 3 typed pages and contain evidence from Zinn, A People a Nation (packets) and class notes/films. Include in text citations.

a) Discuss Lincoln’s positions on slavery and Negro equality.
Was he a proponent of equality or the status quo?

b) Why did Reconstruction fail to create an enduring multi-racial democracy in the South?

Democratizing 20th Century America Final Terms

You may have ONE (1) page of notes to use during this exam.

Friday 9 am


General Assembly
Security Council
NATO
Warsaw Pact
IMF
Allies
Axis
WWII
Cold War
open door policy of equal access
Atlantic Charter
Taft-Hartley Act
Nuremberg Trials
Yalta Conference
Francisco Franco
Nikita Khrushchev
Adolph Eichmann
Chiang Kai-shek
Mao Zedong
John L. Lewis
Joseph McCarthy
Walter White
Curtis Le May
Franklin Roosevelt
Strom Thurmond
Bill Levitt
Harry Truman
Eleanor Roosevelt
Dwight Eisenhower
AFL-CIO
containment
Smith Act
George Wallace
G. I. Bill of Rights
conscientious objector
Executive order 9066
CIA/covert action
Greek/Turkish uprisings
Marshall Plan
Joseph McCarthy
Bay of Pigs Invasion
Iron Curtain
Domino Theory
Prince Edward’s County, VA
military industrial complex
ideological realignment
transistor
Smith Act
Levittown
Julius/Ethel Rosenberg
Richard Wright
Stokely Carmichael
Paul Robeson
Massive resistance
W. E. B. DuBois
Medgar Evers
Lyndon Johnson
John F. Kennedy
Richard Nixon
Dwight Eisenhower
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Young Lords Party
Jones Act
Pedro Albizo Campos
Operation Bootstrap
Commonwealth
Taino
Napalm

Ho Chi Minh
Dow Chemical Co
Urban Riots
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Pentagon Papers
Vietnam War
Saigon
John McNaughton
Ngo Diem
National Liberation Front
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
Mai Lai 4
Tet Offensive
Cambodia
Muhammad Ali
Draft
Anti-war movement
SDS
NAACP
SNCC
CORE
New York Radical Women
WITCH
NOW
Poor Black Woman
Roe vs. Wade
ERA
Our Bodies, Ourselves
Johnnie Tillmon
Counter culture
New Left
Old Left
D├ętente
Prince Edwards County, VA
Covert action/CIA
Martin Luther King
Black Panther Party
Earl Warren
Nikita Khrushchev
Non-aligned nation
Shah/Iran
Barbara Johns
Little Rock, Arkansas
Tom Hayden
Free Speech Movement
Caesar Chavez
Stonewall Riots
Intro 2
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Wounded Knee
Henry Kissinger
Kent State Massacre
Yom Kippur War
George McGovern
OPEC
Poll tax/grandfather clause
Limited Test Ban Treaty
Mattachine Society
Daughter of Bilitis
Liberal Consensus
Betty Friedan
Gloria Steinam
Vietnam Veterans against the War
Vietnamization
Alcatraz Island
Weathermen


Essay-
Discuss the connections that exist between one of the New Left Movements and the Civil Rights Movement
What other forces helped the movement get underway when it did?

Sunday, January 20, 2008

Review Sheet for Civil War

School of the Future
Humanities, J. Copeland

Civil War/Reconstruction Final Review Sheet

Economics Politics
The Civil War Reconstruction
People
Nullification,
industrialization,
agrarian,
yeoman,
industrial capitalist,
deficit,
King Cotton,
Freedman’s Bank,
Tariff,
Inflation,
Panic,
Greenback,
Gold Rush,
slave power,
popular sovereignty,
Whigs,
Democrats,
Republicans,
Mexican War,
Manifest, Destiny,
Polk,
Missouri Compromise,
Compromise of 1850,
Fugitive Slave Act ,
“Bleeding Kansas,”
Popular Sovereignty,
Colonizationist,
Gradualist,
Immediatist,
Abolitionist,
Wilmot Proviso,
Kansas
Nebraska Act,
Dred Scot Decision,
Habeas Corpus,
Union’s Naval Strategy
Fort Sumter,
Bull Run,
Irvin McDowell,
George Fitzhugh,
Conscription Act,
20th Maine,
Battle of Gettysburg,
Emancipation Proclamation,
Draft Riots,
Sherman’s March,
Battle of Vicksburg,
Gettysburg,Fredericksburg, Shilo
Sherman Field Order 15,
Battle of Shiloh,
Battle of Chancelorsville,
Sanitary Commission,
Border State,
Conscription Act,
Appomattox,
Poll Taxes,
Grandfather Clauses,
Literacy Test,
Reconstruction Act 1867,
Freedman’s Bureau,
Klan Enforcement Act,
Plessy vs. Ferguson,
Compromise of 1877,
Freedman’s Bank.
Ku Klux Klan
13, 14, 15 amendments,
Radical Republican,
Congressional Reconstruction,
Presidential Reconstruction,
Wade-Davis Bill,
Black Codes,
Union League,
Southern Homestead Act 1866,
Blacks’ Role in Reconstruction Politics,
Carpetbagger,
Scalawag
Abraham Lincoln,
Andrew Jackson,
Andrew Johnson,
Harriet Beecher Stowe,
Frederick Douglass,
Stephen Douglass,
John Breckenridge,
John Bell,
Henry Clay,
Jennie Wade,
Ulysses Grant,
Robert E. Lee,
Stonewall Jackson,
Jefferson Davis,
John Wilkes Booth,
George McClellan,

Frederick Douglass,
Sherman,
Rutherford Hayes,
Samuel Tilden,
Howard Zinn


MORE WILL BE POSTED TOMORROW

Friday, January 4, 2008

Questions for Reading Friday 1/4

Answer the following questions based on the reading packet "Transforming Fire: The Civil War 1861-1865", pages 434-451

1-12 due Mon
13-24 due Tues
Your answers should be several sentences and contain evidence from the reading.
When possible, use primary source evidence and statistical/numeric data.

1. How did the War impact the structure and nature of Confederate government?
2. Discuss the War's impact on Southern industry.
3. How did social class impact women's lives during the War?
4. Discuss the impact of the War on the Southern economy.
5. How did class impact the way men experienced the War?
6. At first, why was the War bad for the Northern economy? How did this change?
7. What gains were made by industrial capitalists during the war? (Give three examples)
8. Why do you think Sylvis called the spirit of workers a "feeling of "manly independence?"
9. List some actions taken by Lincoln that demonstrate an increase in presidential power.
10. How did the banking system change during the War?
11. How did class impact the way Northerners experienced the War?
12. Why did both Lincoln and Douglass hesitate to reference slavery when speaking publicly about the War?
13. Who were the Radicals? Discuss their actions.
14. Discuss Lincoln's reply to Horace Greely.
15. Which slaves were exempt from the Emancipation Proclamation?
16. How did Lincoln evolve politically during the War?
17. Discuss emancipation schemes suggested in the South.
18. Discuss the conditions under which soldiers lived. How did these conditions impact the human cost of the War?
19. How did advancements in technology impact the War?
20. What was the "butchers bill?"
21. Discuss the different attitudes held by white soldiers and the government regarding blacks.
22. Discuss the costs of the Chancelorsville victory.
23. Why was Vicksburg such a significant gain for the Union?
24. Why was Gettysburg a significant loss for the South?

Wednesday, January 2, 2008