Presentation on theme: "Civil War/Reconstruction Some Essential Questions What were the actual causes of the Civil War? What were the actual Outcomes of the Civil War? What gains."— Presentation transcript:
Civil War/Reconstruction Some Essential Questions What were the actual causes of the Civil War? What were the actual Outcomes of the Civil War? What gains did Blacks achieve during the War and Reconstruction?---or not?
Slavery and Back Again! Pre-Civil War Politics and Legal Actions Southern Reaction Second Slavery People New Black Leadership/Black (Negro) Culture
Pre Civil War Slave Trade Abolitionist Uncle Tom’s Cabin Fugitive Slave Laws Missouri Compromise Kansas-Nebraska Act Bleeding Kansas
Politics and Legal Action Succession/Legal?.....States Rights? Reconstruction Dred Scott 13 th Amendment 14 th Amendment 15 th Amendment Civil Rights Act Plessy v. Ferguson
Southern Reaction Riots/Violence/KKK Black Codes Voting----Disenfranchised Literacy Test Grandfather Clauses Poll Tax County Primaries Threats Intimidation-----Klan
Return to Slavery Sharecropping Tennant Farmers Croppers Land-Owners 1900 13.5 Million Acres owned by Blacks 100 M Acres Owned By Whites 1910 15.7M Acres for blacks----no reduction for Whites----huge reductions in the next decade. Crop Lien----Peonage