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Warm-up for 02.09.12 Yesterday’s video….. thoughts?
Warm-up for 02.09.12 COPY QUESTION AND CORRECT ANSWER ONLY PLEASE! 1. )What happened to Henry McNeal Turner and other black legislators voted into GA’s General Assembly in 1867 less than a year after being elected? A.) They were given more political power within GA’s state government. B.) They were kicked out of office by White Southern Democrats in GA C.) They moved to Ohio where race relations between blacks and whites were more positive D.) They asked President Andrew Jackson to help them end the violence that the KKK was using against blacks in GA
Warm-up for 02.09.12 1. )What happened to Henry McNeal Turner and other black legislators voted into GA’s General Assembly in 1867 less than a year after being elected? ANSWER: B.) They were kicked out of office by White Southern Democrats in GA
SWAT ROUND 1 Which of the following describes the purpose of the 14 th amendment?
SWAT ROUND 2 Which of the following political groups demanded FULL RIGHTS for BLACKS IMMEDIATELY?
SWAT ROUND 3 Which of the following people was a prominent black legislator voted into GA’s General Assembly ?
SWAT ROUND 4 What was the name of the group created by the US government to provide for the welfare of freedmen during Reconstruction?
Ku Klux Klan From the Greek “Kuklos” meaning never ending circle The “Klan” was a secret organization founded in 1865 in Pulaski, Tennessee Started as a social club for former Confederate soldiers returning from the war. Members hid behind robes and masks, and the group terrorized blacks and their Republican allies to keep them from voting. The Klan wanted to return control of state governments to Southern Democrats. C
Ku Klux Klan KKK activities increase throughout GA and the south, and there was evidence that the KKK had prevented many blacks from voting in the presidential election of 1868. GA Governor Rufus Bullock asks the federal govt. to help him stop the Klan. Congress then passes “The Georgia Act” in Dec. 1869, and sends troops back to Georgia FOR A THIRD TIME AFTER THE CIVIL WAR!!!!!! GA now has to pass the 15 th Amendment giving all males the right to vote.15 th Amendment C
Conditions in Georgia at the end of the war: farms were in ruins homes, railways, bridges, roads were destroyed or in need of repair not enough food banks were closed – Confederate money was worthless the state owed $20,000,000 in war debt More than 40,000 Georgians had died of wounds or disease and many more were crippled and could not work –Almost 20% of while male population aged 18- 45 died in war
The Freedmen Problems of freedmen (former slaves):freedmen –homeless –hungry –uneducated –free for the 1st time –no property or goods Many former slaves feared re-enslavement Most whites had difficulty treating freeman as free persons
The Freedmen’s Bureau Started by U.S. government in 1865 Its job was to help freed slaves and poor whites with basic needs of food, clothing, and shelter The purpose quickly shifts to helping freedmen get an education –Set up 4,000 primary schools –Started industrial schools for jobs training –Started teacher-training schools Not very effective – not given enough money to help blacks xand only 900 Freedmen’s Bureau agents throughout the South C