AMH 2010 Study Guide for Exam #5 - Textbook*

From Chapters 14, 15, 16 - for students not doing Inquisitive (which is due at 11:59pm 5/5) 

Answers are worth 20 points each and should be substantive and detailed. 

  • What appealed to northern voters about the Republican party? How did this lead to Abraham Lincoln's victory in the 1860 presidential contest?

  • Identify and describe the respective advantages of the North and South as the Civil War began. How did those advantages affect the military strategies of the Union and the Confederacy?

  • Identify and describe the military turning points in 1863 and 1864 that ultimately led to the Confederacy's defeat.

  • Identify and describe the political and economic factors that helped lead to the end of Reconstruction in 1877.