State Standards 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4
Reconstruction Civil War is over! How do deal with the South after the Civil War?   Radical Republicans     Hard on th...
Reconstruction. President Andrew Johnson   Johnson wanted to    ignore Congress and    not punish the South   Articles ...
Reconstruction.. 1877    Northern troops are removed from the South    Local Southern governments take over       Enac...
GO WEST!Rocky       GreatMountains   Plains
GO WEST!. Reasons to GO WEST   1. Mining              Gold, Silver, Mining Towns                Wild West  2.       Cat...
Agriculture and Ranching Post Civil WarCOTTON , TOBACCO, RICE– SOUTHEASTCATTLE- WESTCORN & WHEAT- MIDWEST
Transcontinental Railroad Railroad    People began moving     West by way of the     railroad    As more railroads were...
Transcontinental Railroad. 1862    Pacific Railway Act        Railroads given federal         lands to sell if they bui...
Building the Railroad Central Pacific Railroad    Used Chinese     Immigrants to build     their part    Worked harder ...
Building the Railroad. Union Pacific Railroad   Used many veterans of    the Civil War to build    their part   Company...
Transcontinental Railroad. Promontory, Utah    May 10, 1869    Transcontinental     Railroad completed       Allows go...
Railroads develop quickly, 11 Years later
Reconstruction and Expansion
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  1. 1. State Standards 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4
  2. 2. Reconstruction Civil War is over! How do deal with the South after the Civil War?  Radical Republicans  Hard on the South  Slow readmission to the Union and Maintain Troops in the South  President Andrew Johnson  Wants to continue what President Lincoln started  Policy of generosity towards the South
  3. 3. Reconstruction. President Andrew Johnson  Johnson wanted to ignore Congress and not punish the South  Articles of impeachment are voted on  Impeached by the South  Senate fails to convict him  Results in him not being impeached
  4. 4. Reconstruction.. 1877  Northern troops are removed from the South  Local Southern governments take over  Enact laws which segregated blacks and whites and kept African Americans from becoming involved in society
  5. 5. GO WEST!Rocky GreatMountains Plains
  6. 6. GO WEST!. Reasons to GO WEST 1. Mining  Gold, Silver, Mining Towns  Wild West 2. Cattle Kingdom  Open Range  Barbed Wire  Makes it easier for settlers to contain their cattle 3. Farming on the Plains  Homestead Act  Each adult head of household given land if he or she lived on and developed that land for five years  Convinced people to settle the West
  7. 7. Agriculture and Ranching Post Civil WarCOTTON , TOBACCO, RICE– SOUTHEASTCATTLE- WESTCORN & WHEAT- MIDWEST
  8. 8. Transcontinental Railroad Railroad  People began moving West by way of the railroad  As more railroads were built their became more need for mining coal  This is because coal powered the steam engine  Boom Towns  Railroad is KING
  9. 9. Transcontinental Railroad. 1862  Pacific Railway Act  Railroads given federal lands to sell if they build railroad  Land could be sold for a profit to settlers  Central Pacific Railroad Company  Starts in Sacramento, California  Union Pacific Railroad Company  Starts in Omaha, Nebraska
  10. 10. Building the Railroad Central Pacific Railroad  Used Chinese Immigrants to build their part  Worked harder and for less than Americans
  11. 11. Building the Railroad. Union Pacific Railroad  Used many veterans of the Civil War to build their part  Company involved in many scandals (Credit Mobilier)  AMC’s show Hell On Wheels
  12. 12. Transcontinental Railroad. Promontory, Utah  May 10, 1869  Transcontinental Railroad completed  Allows goods, cattle, and farm products to crisscross the country
  13. 13. Railroads develop quickly, 11 Years later

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