Presentation on theme: "REVIEW GAME: Civil War & Reconstruction. In the years before the 1860 Presidential election, what was Abraham Lincoln’s position in regards to the slavery."— Presentation transcript:
List THREE strengths of the Union side in the Civil War:
--Had double the amount of railroad track. --Had twice as many factories (guns, shoes, etc.) --Had an economy balanced between farming and industry. --Had a functioning government. --Had an established army and navy. --Had 2/3 of the US’ population.
Identify THREE strengths of the Confederate side in the Civil War:
--Seven of the nation’s eight military colleges were in the South (most officers join the Confederacy). --The South did not need to invade, just defend. --The South was defending its home, way of life, honor, etc. --Southerners were better outdoorsmen, hunters, horsemen.
What factor led to the mass migration of poor whites out of the South after the Civil War?
They could not compete w/ freed slaves for jobs.
Compare & Contrast the Lincoln & Johnson plans for reconstruction:
Lincoln called for LENIENCY and FORGIVENESS for the South; States could REENTER the Union after 10% of their population took a loyalty oath. Johnson’s plan was EVEN MORE generous—states could reenter WITHOUT taking the loyalty oath.
Which constitutional amendment extended voting rights to former slaves?