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Quiz. Sample Outline Format: TITLE OF OUTLINE: Use name of the chapter. (Reconstruction) I . Main topic A . Important subtopic B . Important subtopic 1 . Detail a . Sub-detail 1. Detail related to sub-detail 2. Detail related to sub-detail

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Sample Outline Format:

TITLE OF OUTLINE: Use name of the chapter. (Reconstruction)

I. Main topic

A. Important subtopic

B. Important subtopic

1. Detail

a. Sub-detail

1. Detail related to sub-detail

2. Detail related to sub-detail

b. Sub-detail

c. Sub-detail

2. Detail

3. Detail

a. Sub-detail

b. Sub-detail

1. Detail related to sub-detail

2. Detail related to sub-detail

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I. Counter-Reconstruction, 1870-1874

    • Republican governments in the South
      • Could not overcome racism.
        • Racism deepened the divisions within the party.
        • Southern Democrats realized they could use racism among whites to build unity.
        • This racial unity translated into election victories.
      • Northerners lost interest in the issue of racism in the South.
        • Racism became “respectable” in some areas.
          • Some intellectuals and journalists wrote about
          • “scientific” theories that claimed white
          • superiority.
          • These theories influenced Liberal
          • Republicans and split the Republican Party.
        • This weakened the party and allowed white Southerners to reclaim control.
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I. Counter-Reconstruction, 1870-1874

      • 2.
      • a.
      • 1.
      • 2.
      • 3.
      • 4.
      • a.
      • b.
      • b.
      • 1.
      • 2.
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I. Counter-Reconstruction, 1870-1874

    • The Uses of Violence
      • Racial violence increased in the South
      • as the former slaves attempted to
      • exercise their civil rights to vote.
      • Cities were flashpoints of violence due
      • to the economic competition between
      • blacks and whites for jobs.
      • White paramilitary groups were also
      • common sources of violence:
      • a. Ku Klux Klan (“Invisible Empire”)
      • 1. Founded in 1866 by Confederate
      • veterans as a social group soon
      • turned to intimidate blacks.
      • 2. Focused on preventing the vote.
      • 3. Estimated that 10% of all black
      • delegates to the 1867 state con-
      • stitutional conventions were victims.
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I. Counter-Reconstruction, 1870-1874

    • The Uses of Violence (cont.)
      • 3. White paramilitary groups (cont.)
      • 4. Colfax, Louisiana Incident
      • a. White Democratic mob tried
      • to takeover control of local
      • government from elected
      • Republican government.
      • b. The white mob broke
      • through, massacred the
      • remaining black officials.
      • b. What were the results of this
      • violence?
      • 1. Democrats began regaining
      • powerin other states (North
      • Carolina and Georgia in 1870).
      • 2. Federal Government took action:
      • .
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I. Counter-Reconstruction, 1870-1874

    • The Uses of Violence (cont.)
      • b. What were the results of this violence?
      • 1. Democrats began regaining power
      • in other states (North Carolina and
      • Georgia in 1870).
      • 2. Federal Government took action:
      • a. 15th Amendment (1869)
      • b. Enforcement Act of 1870
      • c. Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871
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I. Counter-Reconstruction, 1870-1874

    • The Failure of Northern Will
      • Northern Republicans did not follow
      • through with their commitment to
      • equal rights in the South.
      • a. Did not enforce 15th Amendment
      • b. Corruption and scandal distracted
      • the nation.
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I. Counter-Reconstruction, 1870-1874

    • The Failure of Northern Will (cont.)
      • Northern Republicans did not follow
      • through with their commitment to
      • equal rights in the South.
      • a. Did not enforce 15th Amendment
      • b. Corruption and scandal distracted
      • the nation.
      • 1. Democrat William
      • Tweed (Tammany Hall)
      • embezzled $100 million.
      • 2. Members of Congress and
      • President Grant exchanged
      • political favors for stock.
      • c. Racism.
      • d. Booming economy distracted many.
      • .
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I. Counter-Reconstruction, 1870-1874

    • The Failure of Northern Will (cont.)
      • c. Racism gained scientific respectability.
      • d. Booming economy distracted many.
      • 1. Railroad expansion and steam
      • powered factories increased
      • production.
      • 2. Natural resources of oil and
      • iron ore fueled this boom.
      • 3. Railroad, mining and lumber
      • lobbyists crowed Washington
      • to win subsidies and influence
      • laws.
      • .
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I. Counter-Reconstruction, 1870-1874

      • Liberal Republicans and the Election of 1872
        • 1. Tried a variety of actions to improve
        • government:
        • a. Advocated civil service reform
        • b. Limit government by reducing
        • tariffs & end land grants to
        • railroads.
        • c. Pushed a general amnesty for
        • whites in the South.
        • 2. Republican Party rejected these ideas the
        • some (“LR’s”) broke from the party.
        • a. They allied with the Democrats.
        • b. Ran Horace Greeley against
        • President Grant in 1872 but lost.
        • 3. By 1873, an economic depression, violence in the south
        • & corruption in Grant’s Administration killed their plan.