Bell Ringer <ul><li>“ Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose.” </li></ul><ul><li>How can this quote be appli...
Changes in Farming <ul><li>Labor shortage: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Former slaves refused to pick cotton  </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Changes in Farming <ul><li>Sharecropping:   Farming arrangement in which a family works land in exchange for a share of th...
 
Changes in Farming <ul><li>Tenant Farming:  Farming in which a family rents land and equipment needed to plant crops. </li...
Cities and Industry <ul><li>Atlanta begins to emerge as a metropolis </li></ul><ul><li>South begins to industrialize but n...
Reconstruction Spending <ul><li>Money was invested in improving  infrastructure. </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure  is any ...
Quick Review <ul><li>What was sharecropping? </li></ul><ul><li>Which system would you rather take part in, sharecropping o...
The Ku Klux Klan <ul><li>Started by 6 former Confederate soldiers as a secret society. </li></ul><ul><li>Nathan Bedford Fo...
The KKK <ul><li>The Klan targeted free blacks, carpetbaggers, scalawags </li></ul><ul><li>Terrorist tactics used in attemp...
The End of Reconstruction <ul><li>Corruption:  Reconstruction money didn’t always go where it was supposed to. </li></ul><...
Compromise of 1877 <ul><li>Hayes does not win the election of 1876 out right. </li></ul><ul><li>Republicans agree to give ...
Reading Graphs <ul><li>Use the graph at the top of page 219 to answer the following questions: </li></ul><ul><li>What tren...
Quick Review <ul><li>Why did reconstruction end?  (4 reasons) </li></ul><ul><li>In what ways was Reconstruction successful...
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  1. 1. Bell Ringer <ul><li>“ Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose.” </li></ul><ul><li>How can this quote be applied to freedman during Reconstruction? </li></ul>
  2. 2. Changes in Farming <ul><li>Labor shortage: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Former slaves refused to pick cotton </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Field work paid 6 cents a day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Railway work paid $2 a day </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Changes in Farming <ul><li>Sharecropping: Farming arrangement in which a family works land in exchange for a share of the crop. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Planter usually provided housing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shares ranged from 1/3 to ½ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Negatives: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Landowners deduct cost of housing and food from harvest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workers fined for days of work missed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If workers owe $, they are not permitted to leave the farm </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Changes in Farming <ul><li>Tenant Farming: Farming in which a family rents land and equipment needed to plant crops. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can plant whatever crop you wanted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be your own boss </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Negatives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Renting costs more than owning over time </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Cities and Industry <ul><li>Atlanta begins to emerge as a metropolis </li></ul><ul><li>South begins to industrialize but never reaches Northern levels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Southern industry based on raw material production </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Reconstruction Spending <ul><li>Money was invested in improving infrastructure. </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure is any public service that society uses such as roads, railways, bridges, and telegraph lines. </li></ul><ul><li>Public Schools established </li></ul>
  7. 8. Quick Review <ul><li>What was sharecropping? </li></ul><ul><li>Which system would you rather take part in, sharecropping or tenant farming? Why? </li></ul><ul><li>What is infrastructure? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is infrastructure important to reconstruction? </li></ul>
  8. 9. The Ku Klux Klan <ul><li>Started by 6 former Confederate soldiers as a secret society. </li></ul><ul><li>Nathan Bedford Forrest first leader </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Former CSA General who massacred 300 black Union soldiers at Fort Pillow </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. The KKK <ul><li>The Klan targeted free blacks, carpetbaggers, scalawags </li></ul><ul><li>Terrorist tactics used in attempt to scare people into submission. </li></ul><ul><li>Government passes Enforcement Act of 1870 outlawing the Klan’s actions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Military and court system used to fight the Klan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thousands of Klansman arrested for everything from bribery to murder </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. The End of Reconstruction <ul><li>Corruption: Reconstruction money didn’t always go where it was supposed to. </li></ul><ul><li>Economy: In order to pay for reconstruction, taxes raised to all time highs. </li></ul><ul><li>Violence: As Northern soldiers left the South, blacks intimidated into not voting, allowing whites to regain control. </li></ul><ul><li>Democrats return to power: Pardoned Confederates take back government positions and block Republican laws. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Compromise of 1877 <ul><li>Hayes does not win the election of 1876 out right. </li></ul><ul><li>Republicans agree to give funds for Southern Infrastructure if Southern Democrats vote for Hayes </li></ul>
  12. 13. Reading Graphs <ul><li>Use the graph at the top of page 219 to answer the following questions: </li></ul><ul><li>What trend do you see once reconstruction ends? </li></ul><ul><li>What event do you credit for an increase in African Americans elected to Congress in the 1960s? </li></ul>
  13. 14. Quick Review <ul><li>Why did reconstruction end? (4 reasons) </li></ul><ul><li>In what ways was Reconstruction successful? </li></ul><ul><li>In what ways did Reconstruction fail? </li></ul>

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