Reconstruction and the West Response

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Choose one question pertaining to developments in the South and one question pertaining to developments in the West.

The South

  • Columbia historian Eric Foner quotes W.E.B. DuBois in calling Reconstruction a "splendid failure." After studying the events of the late 19th century, defend whether or not you agree with his position. What are the long-term implications?

Foner, E. (1983, October/November). The new view of reconstruction. American Heritage Magazine, 34(6). Retrieved from http://staging.americanheritage.com/articles/magaz...

  • Some historians argue that Radical Reconstruction was not radical enough. After studying the events of the late 19th century, defend whether or not you agree with this position. What are the long-term implications?
  • The post-Civil War South has been called the "New South." In what ways did it succeed in reinventing itself? In what ways did it fail?

The West

  • How did western settlement, particularly in terms of railroad expansion and farming, lead to inevitable conflicts with the Native Americans? Highlight at least one engagement in your answer.
  • How did the culture of the Plains Indians, specifically the Lakota Sioux, change in the late 19th century?
  • Describe President Grant's Peace Policy and the subsequent widespread adaptation of the reservation as a solution to the "Indian problem." What was life like on a reservation in, say, 1890?

Write a 350-word response to each of your chosen questions.

Format your assignment according to appropriate course level APA guidelines.

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Dr_Schrodinger
School: Carnegie Mellon University

Here you go-The South

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The South


The post-Civil War South has been called the "New South." In what ways did it succeed
in reinventing itself? In what ways did it fail?

The West


How did western settlement, particularly in terms of railroad expansion and farming, lead
to inevitable conflicts with the Native Americans? Highlight at least one engagement in
your answer.


Running head: RECONSTRUCTION OF SOUTH AND THE WEST

Reconstruction of the south and the west

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RECONSTRUCTION OF SOUTH AND THE WEST
2. The post–Civil War South has been called the New South. In what ways did it succeed in
reinventing itself? In what ways did it fail?
A lot of money and resources were needed to rebuild the south after losing in the civil
war. The civil war wiped out the progress that had been made in terms of infrastructure and
labor. There was a major humanitarian crisis especially on how the freed slaves were going to be
settled because a majority had no background. Its reinvention can be attributed to the availability
of resources like iron, steel, and textiles (Hathaway, 2001). There was also a growth of the New
South industry with the railroads' connection of the sout...

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