History - The Civil War and Reconstruction

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  1. Name some of the effects of segregation.
    • Separate educational facilities and resources for white and African American students
    • Separate public facilities
    • Social isolation of races
  2. What was Plessy vs. Ferguson?
    "Separate but equal"
  3. What was Brown vs. Board of Education?
    Desegregation of schools
  4. Describe Martin Luther King's philosophy?
    Passive resistance
  5. What was Martin Luther King's speech called?
    "I Have A Dream"
  6. What is Rosa Parks known for?
    The Montgomery Bus Boycott
  7. What events started the Civil Rights Movement?
    Sit-ins, protests, and boycotts
  8. What does NAACP stand for?
    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  9. What is the Civil Rights Act of 1964? (Civil Rights vs. Jim Crow Laws)
    Act that banned segregation
  10. What was the Voting Rights Act of 1965? (Voting Rights = No more tests)
    Got rid of poll taxes, literacy tests, and grandfather clauses
  11. What does NOW stand for?
    National Organization for Women
  12. What was the Equal Rights Amendment?
    An amendment that created a wider range of options for women and African Americans
  13. Who were the Freedom Riders? What did they want?
    People who wanted equal transportation rights
  14. What was integration?
    Races were not seperated (opposite of segregation)
  15. Who / What president desegregated the Armed Forces?
    President Truman
  16. What did Americans turn their energies to after the Cold War? (Industries benefitting from New Tech)
    Airline industry, cars / interstate industry, entertainment / news, space exploration, and computers
  17. List all the industries (6) that benefited from the new technologies.
    Airline, automobile, entertainment, space, computer, and satellite
  18. How did satellites help the development of wireless communication?
    They made communication more instant and wireless
  19. What are Telecommunications? (Give examples)
    Pagers, cell phones, televisions
  20. Why was there a decrease in regional variation of information? Did everyone in the U.S. get the same news?
    Everyone watched the news and heard the same information
  21. What's the 13th Amendment?
    Abolished slavery
  22. What's the 14th Amendment?
    Gave full citizenship to those who were born in the United States
  23. What's the 15th Amendment?
    Gave African American men the right to vote
  24. List the 6 Reconstruction Policies of the South.
    • Southern military leaders could not hold office
    • African American could not hold public office
    • African Americans gained equal rights
    • Northern soldiers supervised the south
    • Freedman’s Bureau
    • Southerners resented Northern “carpetbaggers”
  25. What was the impact of President Lincoln after the Civil War?
    His reconstruction plan called for reconciliation and he wanted to preserve the U.S. more than punishing the South
  26. What happened when Reconstruction ended?
    Federal troops were removed and rights that African Americans gained were lost with Black Codes
  27. What did Lee do at the end of the Civil War?
    He reunited Americans
  28. What did Frederick Douglass do at the end of the Civil War?
    He fought for the adoption of constitutional amendments that guaranteed voting rights
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History - The Civil War and Reconstruction
2012-05-04 00:36:34
History Reconstruction Civil War

History - The Civil War and Reconstruction
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