The Southern economy was based on one crop only—cotton. I study out of a different textbook, and i think it would be easy and add a lot of value to the notes. For this reason, many Northerners sought to quiet the loud abolitionists. The South, at the beginning of the war, did have many advantages: i. Before his death, few people had suspected his greatness, but his sudden and dramatic death erased his shortcomings and made people remember him for his good things. At the beginning, in order to hold the remaining Border States, Lincoln repeated said that the war was to save the Union, not free the slaves, since a war for the slaves would have lost the Border States 4.
If war were to break out over slavery, the logic went, Southerners were sure that Britain would have no choice but to come to their aid. Angry Southerners cried that Lincoln was stirring up trouble and trying to have a slave insurrection. The Union victory at the Battle of Vicksburg came the day after the Union victory at Gettysburg, and afterwards, the Confederate hope for foreign intervention was lost. Anti-black sentiment in the North was often fiercer than the South. As students were working on their mindmaps, I called students over to conference in small groups. Dual labor system reinforced by racial assumptions that held nonwhites more suited for worse conditions + harder labor- allowed whites greater social mobility b The Arrival of the Miners i First Western economic boom came from mining strikes in 1860s-1890s.
The Decisiveness of Diplomacy 1. In the deep South, they were usually mulattoes Black mother, White father who was usually a master freed when their masters died. Northern Blacks were especially hated by the Irish, with whom they competed for jobs. American General in the Mexican war who tried to establish a territrial govt. Burnside known for sideburns took over the Union army, but he lost badly after launching a rash frontal attack at Fredericksburg , Virginia, on Dec.
Free Blacks: Slaves Without Masters Many free blacks settled in New Orleans. In 1864, the Republicans joined the War Democrats to form the Union Party and renominated Abe Lincoln despite a bit of opposition, while the Copperheads and Peace Democrats ran George McClellan. The Southern plantation wife commanded the female slaves. Animal crowding forced more deforestation D. . Only 1,733 families owned 100+ slaves in 1850. The Southern belles were expected to marry and eventually run the plantation household.
One of my goals this year is to incorporate more documents into my class discussions. Grant besieged the city and captured it on July 4, 1863, thus securing the important Mississippi River. However, since many slaves, upon hearing the proclamation, left their plantations, the Emancipation Proclamation did succeed in one of its purposes: the undermine the labor of the South. Though real in the elite Southern mind, this society was also myth. Homestead Act - allowed citizen or prospective to claim 160 acres and buy it for a small price after 5 years of living on it. Blacks managed to sustain family life in slavery. Joseph moved with 550 people in an effort to reach Canada.
In the Southern-elite mind, Southern society was rekindling medieval society with military-trained, bright, and dashing young Southern gentlemen and the gentile Southern belles. Chinese organizations they were secret societies, some were viloent criminal organizations. Grant was a man who could send thousands of men out to die just so that the Confederates would lose, because he knew that he could afford to lose many men while Lee could not. The National Banking System was a landmark of the war, created to establish a standard bank-note currency, and banks that joined the National Banking System could buy government bonds and issue sound paper money. Limitations on Wartime Liberties 1. Introduction The end of the Civil War brought profound changes to the United States.
These notes are based on the 7th edition of America: A Narrative History by George Brown Tindall and David E. First discovered in in 1858 by Henry Comstock, silver found in this was more valuable. Thank you so much for your notes, they are very easy to use and comprehensive. March to the Sea - sixty mile wide swath of desolation across Georgia; Sherman left Atlanta and. I gave the students a list of topics from Period 1 and they will illustrate the terms. I spent a few minutes getting feedback on the format of the outline. It was a large job where she gave daily orders to cooks, maids, seamstresses, laundresses, etc.
A majority of white males had to participate in government 2. And even if it came close to being real, it was still built on the backs of slaves. Notably, Britain relied heavily on Southern cotton. Lincoln finally found a good general in Ulysses S. The small farm was often sold to the large plantation owner. Slaves were an investment, and thus were treated better and more kindly and were spared the. The atmosphere was like that of a sporting event, as Congressmen gathered in picnics.
To vote or be a delegate in Constitutional conventions they had to take an. A famous sharpshooter who participated in the Buffalo Bill Cody show by including her own re-renactments of Indian battles and displays of horsemanship and riflery. The Economic Stresses of War 1. With the desire for more land, the small farmer began to get squeezed out. It was said that the South liked the black individual with whom they lived daily , but hated the race; but the North claimed to like the race with whom they'd never lived , but hated the individual. The Problem with the South was that it gave states the ability to secede in the future, and getting Southern states to send troops to help other states was always difficult to do.