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Legacies of the Sectional Conflict. I) Introduction Historians on the Legacies of the Civil War Economic Republican economic program Mechanization, industry Southern dependence Political Republican dominance Rise of “Solid South” Constitutional Union cannot be dissolved

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legacies of the sectional conflict
Legacies of the Sectional Conflict

I) Introduction

Historians on the Legacies of the Civil War

Economic

Republican economic program

Mechanization, industry

Southern dependence

Political

Republican dominance

Rise of “Solid South”

Constitutional

Union cannot be dissolved

Executive powers

13th, 14th, 15th amendments

ii race and the civil war
II) Race and the Civil War

The Union and Slavery

“Contraband”

Contraband Camps

Confiscation Acts

Emancipation Proclamation

iii the constitution and the civil war
III) The Constitution and the Civil War

Interpretations

Issues

Pre-war and war-time pressures

Civil rights amendments

iv post war social issues and the rise of the first welfare state
IV) Post-War Social Issues and the Rise of the First “Welfare” State

Freedmen’s Bureau

Education

Labor

National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers

Patriotism and Pathos

Soldiers’ Pensions

Process

Controversy

Soldiers’ Orphans’ Schools and Homes

v a new south and the lost cause
V) A New South and the Lost Cause

New South

Industrialization, Immigration, Urbanization, Fairness

Henry Grady

Lost Cause

Lee Memorials

Confederate Veteran

United Daughters of the

Confederacy

Reunions

Grand Army of the Republic

United Confederate Veterans

Reconciliation

vi race
VI) Race

A White Man’s Country

Jim Crow

Disfranchisement

Mississippi Plan

Grandfather clause

Poll taxes

White primary

Sharecropping

African-American response

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The African American Response to Racism

“The Question of the Color Line”

Booker T. Washington

“Accomodation”

Exodusters

W. E. B. DuBois

“Talented Tenth”

Niagara Movement

NAACP

vii what the civil war means to us
VII) What the Civil War Means to Us

Historical Memory

David W. Blight

Controversies

Enola Gay

Confederate Flag

Swift Boat Veterans

Textbooks

Patriotism

Diversity

Blight: Race and Reunion

for every southern boy
“For every southern boy . . . “

For every Southern boy fourteen years old, not once but whenever he wants it, there is the instant when it\'s still not yet two o\'clock on that July afternoon in 1863, the brigades are in position behind the rail fence, the guns are laid and ready in the woods and the furled flags are already loosened to break out and Pickett himself with his long oiled ringlets and his hat in one hand probably and his sword in the other looking up the hill waiting for Longstreet to give the word and it\'s all in the balance, it hasn\'t happened yet, it hasn\'t even begun yet, it not only hasn\'t begun yet but there is still time for it not to begin against that position and those circumstances which made more men than Garnett and Kemper and Armistead and Wilcox look grave yet it\'s going to begin, we all know that, we have come too far with too much at stake and that moment doesn\'t need even a fourteen-year-old boy to think This time. Maybe this time with all this much to lose than all this much to gain: Pennsylvania, Maryland, the world, the golden dome of Washington itself to crown with desperate and unbelievable victory the desperate gamble, the cast made two years ago. . . .

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Tony Horwitz

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