The following are the most important of the terms that have been discussed in class. Study the terms on this list and you will stand a good
chance of doing well on our exam.
The following are possible Short Answer Questions, I will randomly pick two, you will have to answer one of those in a 2 paragraph or
more essay. Answers will be based ONLY on material covered in class.
1. The South experienced efforts at political and social transition after the Civil War. Discuss the developments in the region during this
period. What changes took place, who was responsible for them, and to what extent did the region really change?
2. Politics in the late 1800's at the national level attracted a great deal of attention without promising much of historical importance.
Discuss national politics from 1865 to 1900. What were the major developments of the period and how did they affect the nation?
3. In what ways did the American economy change in the latter part of the 1800's? Who was responsible for these changes? What was
the most significant development discussed in class in relation to the US economy?
||Civil Rights Amendments
||Henry W Grady
|Rutherford B Hayes
||Election of 1876
|Rockefeller & Carnegie
|Populists & Inflation
||Election of 1896
||Alfred Thayer Mahan
||Treaty of Paris