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    I need a comprehensive guide for studying for United States History to 1877. Please include important terms and questions for the Civil War and Reconstruction.

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    UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1877 STUDY GUIDE

    CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION

    I. Identification

    King Cotton
    Gabriel Prosser
    Nat Turner
    Wage slaves
    Election of 1844
    "Fifty-four forty or fight!"
    free soil concept
    Slidell mission
    Forty-niners
    "Young Americans"
    Ostend Manifesto
    "Bleeding Kansas"
    Sumner-Brooks affair
    Border ruffians
    John Brown
    Lecompton Constitution
    Lincoln-Douglas Debates
    Freeport Doctrine
    Dred Scott v. Sanford
    Harper's Ferry
    Election of 1860
    Crittenden Compromise
    Copperheads
    Radical Republicans
    Anaconda Plan
    David Farragut
    George McClellan
    Robert E. Lee
    Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
    William T. Sherman
    Ulysses S. Grant
    Election of 1864
    Wade-Davis Bill
    Homestead Act
    Morrill Act
    Black codes
    Freedmen's Bureau
    Civil Rights Act of 1866
    Reconstruction Act of 1867
    Charles Sumner
    Thaddeus Stevens
    Tenure of Office Act
    Carpetbagger
    Scalawags
    Redeemers
    Grant scandals
    Greenbacks
    Ku Klux Klan
    Compromise of 1877

    II. Study Questions

    1. Discuss the industry in the Northeast (1840-1860) including the reasons for its rapid growth and its effects on the section's development. Why did the Northeast and the Northwest become economically depended upon each other? How did their economic ties effect the South?

    2. With regard to the North's economy: a. What working and living conditions did the Northern laborers face? b. Why didn't unions become an important force before the Civil War? c. What factors prevented class conflict from becoming a national problem? d. What was the "cult of ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution provides key terms and study questions for students preparing for a US History exam. The terms and questions focus on themes in US History from the Civil War to Reconstruction. This solution is 962 words.

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