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Chapter 22 Outline

This will be due December 1 at the beginning of class.

Chapter 22 Outline for notes

I. What were conditions like in the South in the postwar period?
—–A. Former Confederate officials
—–B. Effects of total war
—–C. Planter class
—–D. Freedmen
———-Freedmen’s Bureau
———-Oliver Howard
———-Black Codes
—–E. Sharecropping

II. What were the different plans for Reconstruction, and the important laws passed during this time?
—–A Presidential Reconstruction
———-Lincoln’s “10% Plan”
———-and criticism of it
———-“whitewashed rebels”
—–B. Congressional Reconstruction
———-Wade- Davis Bill
———-Radical Republicans
—–C. Military Reconstruction
———-Reconstruction Act
———-15th Amendment
—–D. Civil Rights Bill and the 14th Amendment
—–E. struggle between Johnson and Radicals
———-“swing ‘round the circle”
———-Tenure in Office Act
—–F. The 15th Amendment and Women’s Rights

III. Describe the political situation in the South during Reconstruction.
—–A. Radical Regimes
———-“New South”
—–B. Union League
—–C. Scalawags and carpet-baggers
—–D. Southern resistance
———-Home Rule Regimes
—–E. KKK
———-Force Acts of 1870
—–F. Violating the 15th Amendment
———-Literacy tests
———-grandfather clauses
———-poll taxes (LOOK THESE UP!!!)

IV. Alaska—this doesn’t fit anywhere else in this chapter!

Practice MC on the Civil War

President Lincoln’s declaration that the North sought to preserve the Union with or without slavery           

A. came as a disappointment to most Northerners and demoralized the Union.                       

B. revealed the influence of the Border states on his policies.

C. caused some of the seceded states to rejoin the Union.

D. contradicted the campaign promises of the Republican party.

E. cost him support in the “Butternut region” of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. 


How many Border slave states remained within the Union as of 1862?           

A. 1                                                            D. 4

B. 2                                                            E. 5

C. 3


Which state declared its neutrality in the Civil War?

A. Oklahoma

B. Nebraska                                                D. Indiana

C. Nevada                                                E. Kentucky.


President Lincoln’s interpretation of civil liberties during the Civil War

A. was overridden by a protesting Congress.

B. resulted in the reinforcement of the privilege of habeas corpus.

C. led to the arrest of several newspaper editors.

D. was allowed to continue after the war

E. was later made legal by Constitutional amendment.


One major life-saving innovation of Florence Nightingale’s which was adopted by the Union Sanitary Commission was

A. washing injured soldiers’ bodies, clothing, and bedding.

B. adding vitamin supplements to soldiers’ diets.

C. burying bodies immediately on the battlefield instead of shipping them home.

D. inoculating soldiers for malaria.

E. digging new latrines every two months.


During the Civil War, Grant lost one man to every ____ and Lee lost one man to every _____.

A. 10, 5                                                D. 2, 10

B. 5, 10                                                E. 5, 2

C. 5, 20


Which of the following is NOT TRUE of George Armstrong Custer?

A. He got into West Point to get him away from a girl.

B. He graduated first in his class at West Point.

C. He was found with an arrow in an unmentionable place.

D. He had eleven horses shot out from under him.

E. He was the youngest general in the history of the army, at age 23.


The author of the Anaconda plan was

A. Abraham Lincoln.                                   

B. William T. Sherman.                        D. John Pope.

C. George McClellan.                                    E. Winfield Scott.


The Battle of Antietam was particularly crucial because it

A. inflated an already dangerous overconfidence.

B. probably prevented intervention by Britain and France on behalf of the Confederacy.

C. delayed Lincoln’s plan to announce the Emancipation Proclamation.

D. ensured the reelection of Lincoln as president.

E. ended Lee’s plan of invading the North.


 Ex parte Milligan  applies as a precedent to which situation?           

A. a person who does not support the war against Iraq refuses to pay his income taxes and is jailed

B. an American civilian is suspected of supporting  terrorists and is sentenced by a military court to prison

C. a civilian gives speeches on his free time denouncing the current administration and loses his job

D. captured Taliban are denied prisoner of war status and are instead declared enemy combatants

E. a National Guardsman on reserve status speaks out against military policy and is court-martialed.

Link to The Man Without a Country

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Chapter 19 outlines in chapter 19 archives

Even though it says chapter 20– wordpress hasn’t let me update it for two hours now, and I’ve got to go somewhere. Just find it there. Due Monday