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Department
History
Course
HY 204
Professor
linquist-dor
Semester
Fall

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Civil War Landscape and the Reconstruction of the Southern Economy Terms: freedpeople, reconstruction, sharecropping, debt peonage 1863­ Emancipation Proclamation ­south’s defeat meant they had to be more like the north culturally and economically ­2.6 million men served 15­40 yrs old ­600,000 died ­most destruction in the South ­buildings burned, livestock destroyed, railroads mangled ­financial collapse ­confederate war bonds were bought to supply their armies ­south loses and bonds are worthless ­freeing of 4 million slaves is most important causes of the civil war ­states rights ­southerners demanded gov’t take a role in protecting their slaves  ▯wanted more federal power ­slavery (main cause) ­lincoln wanted to save the union whether it meant freeing the slaves or no
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