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U.S.1.The South And West

  1. 2. <ul><ul><li>The South, after the war and post-Reconstruction : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>African American discrimination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Very few industry/cities and agriculture and railroads destroyed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post-Reconstruction 13 th , 14 th , and 15 th Amendments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The “New South”: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taxes- African Americans had to pay taxes on public places where they weren’t allowed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Farmer’s Alliance- banding together to lower train rates, make government regulate bank interest rates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More urbanization and railroads to connect cities to rural areas and North to South </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cotton still the “cash crop”, King Cotton </li></ul></ul>
  2. 3. Thesis <ul><li>The South and West from 1865-1900 were all about change and transformation by urbanizing, expanding, negotiating, and the clashing of various cultures; because of these changes the people of the south and west found ways to adapt to these variations in their everyday lives. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Ku Klux Klan & Jim Crow Laws <ul><li>Ku Klux Klan: </li></ul><ul><li>began after the Civil War in the 1960s </li></ul><ul><li>secret organization of whites that showed violence and terror to intimidate African Americans </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Crow laws: </li></ul><ul><li>arrangement of laws and customs that were discriminatory towards African Americans from the end of the Civil War to the 1950s </li></ul><ul><li>would put down African Americans socially and disconnect them from white people </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>American Indians: </li></ul><ul><li>Forced onto reservation </li></ul><ul><li>Sand Creek Massacre </li></ul><ul><li>Sitting Bull </li></ul><ul><li>Battle of the Little Big Horn </li></ul><ul><li>The Red River War </li></ul><ul><li>The Ghost War at Wounded Knee </li></ul>White Settlers: Brought diseases that the Native Americans were not immune to Brought about the almost extinction of the buffalo Brought suppression and poverty to native Americans United States Indian Peace Commission
  5. 6. <ul><li>The government issued a policy that moved the Native Americans to reservations so the white settlers could take their land </li></ul><ul><li>Americans wanted a railroad that would travel across the continent </li></ul><ul><li>Gold and silver had been discovered in Indian Territory raising the worth of their land </li></ul><ul><li>Advances in transportation and communication just enforced their manifest destiny </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Homestead Act : government made an act to ensure immigrants would come to America- offered farm plots of 160 acres in the West to anyone who would farm the land </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pushed out the Native Americans </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mining became popular </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vigilantes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crews </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Transcontinental Railroad </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ran from the East to the West </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recruits from China </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cowboy Era </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Texas Longhorn Cattle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cowboys would drive the cattle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dangerous, cowboy culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Barbed wire </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Works Cited: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Age of Railroads (Overview).&quot; American History . 2009. ABC-CLIO. 7 May 2009 . </li></ul><ul><li><http://www.americanhistory.abc-clio.com>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;American Indians and Buffalo Soldiers, 1850-1900 (Overview).&quot; American History . 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>ABC-CLIO. 7 May 2009 <http://www.americanhistory.abc-clio.com>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot; Brown v. Board of Education (1954).&quot; American History . 2009. ABC-CLIO. 7 May 2009 . </li></ul><ul><li><http://www.americanhistory.abc-clio.com>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Homestead Act (Overview).&quot; American History . 2009. ABC-CLIO. 7 May 2009 . </li></ul><ul><li><http://www.americanhistory.abc-clio.com>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Jim Crow movement.&quot; American History . 2009. ABC-CLIO. 5 May 2009. </li></ul><ul><li><http://www.americanhistory.abc-clio.com>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Ku Klux Klan.&quot; American History . 2009. ABC-CLIO. 5 May 2009. </li></ul><ul><li><http://www.americanhistory.abc-clio.com>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot; Plessy v. Ferguson (1896).&quot; American History . 2009. ABC-CLIO. 7 May 2009 . </li></ul><ul><li><http://www.americanhistory.abc-clio.com>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Racism in America, 1870-1914 (Overview).&quot; American History . 2009. ABC-CLIO. 7 May </li></ul><ul><li>2009 <http://www.americanhistory.abc-clio.com>. </li></ul><ul><li>Roberts, Randy, and Emma J. Lapsansky-Werner. United States History. Boston: Pearson </li></ul><ul><li>Education, 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Southern Resistance: Ku Klux Klan and Jim Crow (Overview).&quot; American History . 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>ABC-CLIO. 5 May 2009 <http://www.americanhistory.abc-clio.com>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The Era of the Cowboy, 1850-1900 (Overview).&quot; American History . 2009. ABC-CLIO. 7 May </li></ul><ul><li>2009 <http://www.americanhistory.abc-clio.com>. </li></ul>

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