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  • Section#1:Intro/Overview/Response to Prompt (CONT.)

    Section#1:Intro/Overview/Response to Prompt (CONT.)
    The war between the North and the South was destined to happen for many reasons. Socially, culturally, geographically, and economically they were like opposing sides of a coin. The South had fertile land, warmer climate, slave labor, and an economy based on agriculture. The North had brutal winters and an economy based on manufacturing. The Industrial Revolution brought about jobs in the North, textile industries, the invention of the cotton gin, mass production, and the steam engine.
  • Section#1:Intro/Overview/Response to Prompt

    Section#1:Intro/Overview/Response to Prompt
    The Antebellum Period brought ideas of abolition, Women’s Rights, religious movements, and prison reform. The Civil War brought about the emancipation of the slaves. Reconstruction brought new ideas about how to keep America united after the war and how to strengthen the national economy of the North and South.
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  • Scene #2:Describe and evaluate the impacts of the First Industrial Revolution during the nineteenth century (CONT.)

    Scene #2:Describe and evaluate the impacts of the First Industrial Revolution during the nineteenth century (CONT.)
    The impacts of the First Industrial Revolution were enormous. The Waltham-Lowell System was incorporated into the factories. This was an assembly line system which made it possible to produce massive amounts of products. As a result, it helped the economy to grow throughout the Northeast. It took factory production to a new level.
  • Scene #2:Describe and evaluate the impacts of the First Industrial Revolution during the nineteenth century

    Scene #2:Describe and evaluate the impacts of the First Industrial Revolution during the nineteenth century
    Due to large amounts of Irish and Germans immigrated to the urban areas to work in factories, there was mass overcrowding. Disease spread quickly because people were living very close together. Many areas were unsanitary and lacked adequate medical care.
  • Scene #3: Describe and evaluate the impacts of the First Industrial Revolution during the nineteenth century

    Scene #3: 	Describe and evaluate the impacts of the First Industrial Revolution during the nineteenth century
    Many new technologies and inventions came about during the First Industrial Revolution. The first reliable steam engine was invented by James Watt. As a result, transportation was more effective and accessible. Also, Eli Whitney invented the Cotton Gin which made it easier to separate the cotton seeds from the cotton fiber. Samuel F.B. Morse invented the telegraph in 1836, which made it easier for people to communicate over distances more effectively.
  • Scene #4:Identify and evaluate the m ajor events and issues that promoted sectional conflicts and strained national cohesiveness in the antebellum period

    Scene #4:Identify and evaluate the m ajor events and issues that promoted sectional conflicts and strained national cohesiveness in the antebellum period
    Many issues and events brought about conflicts in the nation during the Pre-Civil War Years (1820-1860), which are referred to as the Antebellum Period. The industrialized North and the agricultural South grew further apart. Their economies were developing through different methods.
  • Scene #4:Identify and evaluate the major events and issues that promoted sectional conflicts and strained national cohesiveness in the antebellum period (CONT.)

    Scene #4:Identify and evaluate the major events and issues that promoted sectional conflicts and strained national cohesiveness in the antebellum period (CONT.)
    The South still relied on slave labor and agriculture and the North relied heavily on its textile factories.Politically, the southern “states’ righters” argued that the individual states should have the final say in interpreting the Constitution.
  • Scene #5:Identify and evaluate the major events and issues that promoted sectional conflicts and strained national cohesiveness in the antebellum period

    Scene #5:Identify and evaluate the major events and issues that promoted sectional conflicts and strained national cohesiveness in the antebellum period
    During the Antebellum Period the Market Revolution had a huge impact. This Revolution shifted importing and exporting goods (commerce) as the main way of life for the majority of Americans.Also, the manufacturing growth resulted in America incorporating a wage labor system.These events brought about America’s middle class.
  • Scene #6: Identify significant religious, philosophical, and social reform movements of the nineteenth century and their impact on American society

    Scene #6: 	 	Identify significant religious, philosophical, and social reform movements of the nineteenth century and their impact on American society
    Significant new religions were started during the 19th century in America. The Mormons, were led by Joseph Smith who said he was a Prophet. The Shakers abolished families, practiced celibacy, and believed in equality between men and women. There were Utopian societies in reaction to urban growth and industry.
  • Scene #6:Identify significant religious, philosophical, and social reform movements of the nineteenth century and their impact on American society (CONT.)

    Scene #6:Identify significant religious, philosophical, and social reform movements of the nineteenth century and their impact on American society (CONT.)
    These societies focused on communities and withdrawal from society. There was also, the Second Awakening in which the Protestants wanted to reform society to quicken the second coming of Christ.This Awakening had the greatest impact on women because its focus was to save people and give women more status.
  • Scene #7:Identify significant religious, philosophical, and social reform movements of the nineteenth century and their impact on American society

    Scene #7:Identify significant religious, philosophical, and social reform movements of the nineteenth century and their impact on American society
    A great amount of social reform came in the form of Women’s Rights. Women realized through the Industrial Revolution that they could enter the workforce. Abolitionism came about in the 1830’s with the idea of racial equality. The intent was to free and educate the African American slaves. Also, there was prison reform in which work was viewed as a way to rehabilitate criminals.
  • Scene #8:Identify the major characteristics of the abolition movement in the antebellum period, its achievements, failures, and Southern opposition to it

    Scene #8:Identify the major characteristics of the abolition movement in the antebellum period, its achievements, failures, and Southern opposition to it
    During the Antebellum Period, the Abolition Movement brought about several significant events. Among these were slave revolts, like the revolt led by Nat Turner in Southampton County, Virginia in 1831. During this revolt the slaves killed 55-65 people. The South was against abolishing slavery because they relied on slave labor to uphold their agriculturally based economy. In 1820, South Carolina penalized anyone bringing written anti-slavery materials into the state.
  • Scene #9:Identify the major characteristics of the abolition movement in the antebellum period, its achievements, failures, and Southern opposition to it

    Scene #9:Identify the major characteristics of the abolition movement in the antebellum period, its achievements, failures, and Southern opposition to it
    The Abolition Movement had several achievements; one of which was the Underground Railroad. This was a series of safe houses ran by Abolitionists to safely guide slaves to freedom in the North. Another achievement was the First National Anti-Slavery Convention held in New York City in 1837 by William Lloyd Garrison.
  • Scene #9:Identify the major characteristics of the abolition movement in the antebellum period, its achievements, failures, and Southern opposition to it (CONT.)

    Scene #9:Identify the major characteristics of the abolition movement in the antebellum period, its achievements, failures, and Southern opposition to it (CONT.)
    The factories of the Industrial Revolution made it possible for the abolitionists to mass produce Abolitionists newspapers and pamphlets. Some of the failures, however, included the unsuccessful moving of African Americans back to Africa and the breaking of the American Anti-Slavery Society.
  • Scene #10:Analyze the women’s rights and the suffrage movements and the impact of women on other reform movements in the antebellum period

    Scene #10:Analyze the women’s rights and the suffrage movements and the impact of women on other reform movements in the antebellum period
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a leader in the suffrage movements regarding women’s rights. On July 19, 1848, she organized and held the Seneca Falls Convention to discuss and bring about reform for women's' rights. She later teamed up with Susan B. Anthony to form the National Women’s Suffrage Association. Susan B. Anthony was arrested in 1872 for voting in a national election.
  • Scene #11: Analyze the women’s rights and the suffrage movements and the impact of women on other reform movements in the antebellum period

    Scene #11: 	Analyze the women’s rights and the suffrage movements and the impact of women on other reform movements in the antebellum period
    During the Antebellum Period, many women were very actively involved in abolitionists activities such as the Underground Railroad. Sojourner Truth, a slave freed in 1827, became a speaker for both abolitionism and women’s rights. Women organized efforts to reform prostitutes and improve prison conditions. These were social reforms that had a definite impact on society.
  • Scene #12:Compare and contrast the economic, social, and cultural differences of the North and South during the antebellum period

    Scene #12:Compare and contrast the economic, social, and cultural differences of the North and South during the antebellum period
    n the North, the manufacturing and industry was driven by the factories and textile mills. In the South, the agriculture was supported by slave labor, with its main products being tobacco and cotton. Socially, the people in the North often lived very close to one another. Many lived in overcrowded apartments in urban areas near the factories where they worked. Southerners typically lived on farms in rural areas with distance between them.
  • Scene #13:Compare and contrast the economic, social, and cultural differences of the North and South during the antebellum period

    Scene #13:Compare and contrast the economic, social, and cultural differences of the North and South during the antebellum period
    In the South slaves were forbidden to learn to read, write, and receive education. In the North, African Americans were allowed to learn to read, write, and work. In the South, African Americans were considered property and had no rights and were often auctioned off and separated from their children to different plantation owners. They were not allowed to legally marry or own land, In the North, African Americans were considered “free.”
  • Scene #14:Identify and analyze the technological, social, and strategic aspects of the Civil War

    Scene #14:Identify and analyze the technological, social, and strategic aspects of the Civil War
    Technologically, the North was ahead of the South. After inventing the cotton gin, Eli Whitney invented a machine to mass produce guns by creating a machine to produce interchangeable parts. As a result, the North made most of the guns produced in America. The North also had more railroad tracks than the South to transport goods and soldiers. Their railroad tracks had standardized tracks.Any train car could ride on any track.
  • Scene #14:Identify and analyze the technological, social, and strategic aspects of the Civil War (CONT.)

    Scene #14:Identify and analyze the technological, social, and strategic aspects of the Civil War (CONT.)
    The South did not have standardized tracks and people and goods had to switch train cars often. This was expensive and inefficient. The repeating rifle invented during this time made it possible to fire more than one bullet before reloading. The telegraph made it easier for people to communicate more efficiently.
  • Scene #15:Identify and analyze the technological, social, and strategic aspects of the Civil War

    Scene #15:Identify and analyze the technological, social, and strategic aspects of the Civil War
    The Union soldiers strategically spied on the Confederate with the technology that hydrogen-filled balloons provided. They also created a blockade of the Atlantic coast making it almost impossible for Southern troops to move goods and supplies past a certain point. Newspapers changed the social environment by posting cartoons about the Civil War. Newspapers were being printed and sold at a very high rate and it allowed the public to be informed about what was happening on the battlefields.
  • Scene #16: Explain the influence of Abraham Lincoln’s philosophy of the Union and his executive actions and leadership on the course of the Civil War

    Scene #16: 	Explain the influence of Abraham Lincoln’s philosophy of the Union and his executive actions and leadership on the course of the Civil War
    Lincoln’s philosophy was based on respecting the law. He originally said that he wouldn't interfere with slavery because the U.S. Constitution didn't allow it. He believed in reason and consistency. He wanted to support economic opportunity. For the some states, this meant slave labor for their agriculturally based economy. However, Lincoln believed that African Americans should have the freedoms mentioned in the Declaration of Independence; life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
  • Scene #17:Explain the influence of Abraham Lincoln’s philosophy of the Union and his executive actions and leadership on the course of the Civil War

    Scene #17:Explain the influence of Abraham Lincoln’s philosophy of the Union and his executive actions and leadership on the course of the Civil War
    Initially, Abraham Lincoln wanted the North and South to come together. However, he soon began to focus on keeping the Union intact. He increased the size of the Army and Navy, made funds available to buy more weapons for the Union soldiers, and instructed the Union soldiers to create the Atlantic coast blockade without the approval of Congress. He called this “Suppression of Rebellion.”
  • Scene #18:Describe the basic provisions and immediate impact of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution

    Scene #18:Describe the basic provisions and immediate impact of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution
    The 13th, 14th, & 15th Amendments to the Constitution are known as the Civil War Amendments. They were put in place to ensure the equality for recently freed slaves. The 13th Amendment (1865) abolished slavery. The 14th Amendment (1868) stated that anyone born or naturalized (lawfully becoming a citizen) in the U.S. are American citizens including former slaves recently freed.
  • Scene #19:Describe the basic provisions and immediate impact of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution

    Scene #19:Describe the basic provisions and immediate impact of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution
    The 15th Amendment(1869) stated that every U.S. citizen has the right to vote regardless of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. This was significant because it gave recently freed African American men the right to vote, although women still did not have the right to vote at this time.
  • Scene #20:Evaluate different Reconstruction plans and their social, economic, and political impact on the South and the rest of the United States

    Scene #20:Evaluate different Reconstruction plans and their social, economic, and political impact on the South and the rest of the United States
    Abraham Lincoln’s Reconstruction Plan was called the 10% Plan. This meant he would let southern states rejoin the Union if 10% of their voters swore an oath of allegiance to the Union. He also offered to pardon all Confederates. He also instructed the rebuilding of the rundown railroad system, but it failed when the economic depression hit in 1874. Ulysses S. Grant’s Reconstruction Plan included supporting and enforcing the protection of African Americans and suppressed the Klu Klux Klan.
  • Scene #20:Evaluate different Reconstruction plans and their social, economic, and political impact on the South and the rest of the United States (CONT.)

    Scene #20:Evaluate different Reconstruction plans and their social, economic, and political impact on the South and the rest of the United States (CONT.)
    Many southern whites turned to violence as a result of their frustration of Reconstruction. The Klu Klux Klan interfered with the political rights of African Americans with crossing burnings and hangings. Socially, racism was still a huge issue between the North and the South.
  • Scene #20:Evaluate different Reconstruction plans and their social, economic, and political impact on the South and the rest of the United States

    Scene #20:Evaluate different Reconstruction plans and their social, economic, and political impact on the South and the rest of the United States
    Abraham Lincoln’s Reconstruction Plan was called the 10% Plan. This meant he would let southern states rejoin the Union if 10% of their voters swore an oath of allegiance to the Union. He also offered to pardon all Confederates. He also instructed the rebuilding of the rundown railroad system, but it failed when the economic depression hit in 1874. Ulysses S. Grant’s Reconstruction Plan included supporting and enforcing the protection of African Americans and suppressed the Klu Klux Klan.
  • Scene #20:Evaluate different Reconstruction plans and their social, economic, and political impact on the South and the rest of the United States

    Scene #20:Evaluate different Reconstruction plans and their social, economic, and political impact on the South and the rest of the United States
    Many southern whites turned to violence as a result of their frustration of Reconstruction. The Klu Klux Klan interfered with the political rights of African Americans with crossing burnings and hangings. Socially, racism was still a huge issue between the North and the South.
  • Scene #21:Evaluate different Reconstruction plans and their social, economic, and political impact on the South and the rest of the United States (cont.)

    Scene #21:Evaluate different Reconstruction plans and their social, economic, and political impact on the South and the rest of the United States (cont.)
    After Lincoln’s assassination, Andrew Johnson became President. His plan for Reconstruction gave the whites in the South freedom to regulate the transition from slavery to freedom and gave no role to African Americans in the politics of the South. This caused more conflict between the white southerners and the now “free” African Americans.
  • Scene #22:Analyze the immediate and long-term influences of Reconstruction on the lives of African Americans and U.S. society as a whole

    Scene #22:Analyze the immediate and long-term influences of Reconstruction on the lives of African Americans and U.S. society as a whole
    African Americans had new rights, the men could now vote, African Americans could own property, get an education, legally marry, sign contracts, file lawsuits and hold political office.This was a significant in U.S. society because African Americans began to build their own schools and churches. Many learned to read through an organization called the Freedmen's Bureau.American society had to adjust to educated African Americans.
  • Scene #23:Analyze the immediate and long-term influences of Reconstruction on the lives of African Americans and U.S. society as a whole (cont.)

    Scene #23:Analyze the immediate and long-term influences of Reconstruction on the lives of African Americans and U.S. society as a whole (cont.)
    African American families were more cohesive without the possibility of being sold and separated from auction blocks and plantations. With the abolishment of slavery, the South finally turned to manufacturing as a way to help support their economy. Many of the large plantations were divided up into smaller properties. As a result, small farmers began to be able to buy more land.
  • Scene #24:Conclusion

    Scene #24:Conclusion
    Our American History has seen so many significant changes. These changes include the rise of inventions and textiles during the Industrial Revolution, the protest of Women’s Rights and Abolitionism of the Antebellum Period, the conflict between the North and South in the Civil War, and the rebuilding of the nation’s social, cultural, political, and economic structures during the Reconstruction Period. All of these events have contributed to our nation’s society.