The Narragansett language died out for many years but was partially preserved in Roger Williams's A Key into the Languages of America
Reconstruction Summary Reconstruction marked the period following the Civil War and was aimed towards restoring the South to the Union and regaining their seats in Congress, abolishing slavery, and determining if the freedmen deserved the right to vote, and amending the Constitution accordingly.
Richmond, Charleston, and Atlanta were destroyed. Economically the south lay in ruins. Banks ruined by runaway inflation.
Factories were closed or destroyed. Transportation system was devastated. Cotton fields full of weeds. Livestock gone due to northern invasion. Value in slaves disappeared. Many mansions were destroyed or ruined.
African Americans in immediate post-Civil War. Many Northern ablolitionists who rised their lives to help freedman in the south. To help unskilled, uneducated, poverty-stricken ex-slaves to survive. Taught aboutblacks how to read 4. Voters had to abide to emancipation to be reintegrated into the union.
State Suicide theory 1. Designed to regulate affairs of emancipated blacks 1.
Guarantee stable labor supply now that blacks were emancipated a. Forced many blacks to become Sharecroppers. Gave blacks civil rights, and citizenship but not voting rights.
Gave congress power to enforce the amendment. Johnson instructed all southern states to reject it. To strengthen republican control of southern states. End suffrage for black males. Crime for any individual to deny full and equal use of public conveyances and public places.
Prohibited discrimination in jury selection C. Shortcomings; lacked a strong enforcement mechanism D.
The United States experienced a great period of constitutional developments from to due to the civil war, Emancipation Proclamation, three show more content As a result, more and more African Americans join the fight. Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, - [Eric Foner] on timberdesignmag.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. [Read by Norman Dietz] The period following the Civil War was one of the most controversial eras in American history. This comprehensive account of the period captures the drama of those turbulent years that played such an important role in shaping modern America. Links to online books and articles relating to the American Revolution generally and to the Southern Campaign specifically.
Dismayed northerners didnt attempt another civil rights act for another 90 years. Rise of the Ku Klux Klan. A rebellion against radical rule.
Used Terrorism and intimidation to scare blacks to not demand their rights. End of Reconstruction A. By whites dominated southern politics. Compromise of 1. Presidential election between Rutherford B.With the overthrow of biracial state governments in the South and the withdrawal of the last federal troops from the region by President Rutherford B.
Hayes in , the era of . The United States experienced a great period of constitutional developments from to due to the civil war, Emancipation Proclamation, three show more content As a result, more and more African Americans join the fight. April 3, – Pony Express begins.
November 6 – United States presidential election, Abraham Lincoln elected president and Hannibal Hamlin vice president with only 39% of the vote in a four man race.
December 18 – Crittenden Compromise fails. December 20 – President Buchanan fires his cabinet. December 30 – South Carolina secedes from the Union. The history of Rhode Island is an overview of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations and the state of Rhode Island from pre-colonial times to the present.
The Martinsburg strike might have gone down in history as one of many small local strikes put down by force, but this time the strike spread. Soon other B & O units joined the Martinsburg strike. The movement spread into Pennsylvania, when workers on the Pennsylvania and Reading Railroads joined their compatriots.
Pittsburgh is the gateway to the Midwest, and so the strike widened to that region. Links to online books and articles relating to the American Revolution generally and to the Southern Campaign specifically.