UNIT 1 The Nation Divided and Rebuilt (1850-1877)

UNIT 1  Three Worlds Meet 
(1500-1763)

Key Questions

  1. What were the long-term effects of the Civil War?
     
  2. What were the main goals of Radical Reconstruction?
     
  3. How did Reconstruction fail?
     
  4. Why and how did the United States become an industrial giant in the decades after the Civil War?
     
  5. How did the New West become part of the United States, and complete Manifest Destiny?
     
  6. How did the huge influx of immigrants change America, both in the short-term and the long-term?



 

Key Dates
 

  1. 1861-1865:  Civil War
  2. 1877:  End of Reconstruction



 

Key Terms
Know the meaning and significance of each term

  1. Reconstruction
  2. Radical Republicans
  3. 13th, 14th & 15 Amendments
  4. Sharecropping
  5. Freedmen's Bureau
  6. Black Codes
  7. Ku Klux Klan
  8. Compromise of 1877
  9. Plessy v. Ferguson
  10. Capitalism
  11. Laissez-faire capitalism
  12. Monopoly
  13. Trust
  14. Transcontinental Railroad
  15. Homestead Act
  16. Cowboys
  17. Reservation
  18. Dawes Act
  19. Assimilation
  20. Melting Pot

 



 

Key People
What did these people achieve during this time period?

  1. Andrew Johnson
  2. John D. Rockefeller
  3. Andrew Carnegie
  4. Sitting Bull

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