agree or disagree with this statement? (71)
political equality of the white and black races.” How can this 1858 statement of
Abraham Lincoln be reconciled with his 1862 Emancipation Proclamation? (88)
3. How do you account for the failure of Reconstruction (1865 – 1877) to bring social
and economic equality of opportunity to the former slaves? (83)
another, but the ultimate price of success is usually the alteration or subversion of the
original ideas and programs. For the period 1830-1870, discuss this statement with
reference to BOTH (A) the ideas and activities of abolitionists and (B) the policies of
the Republican Party. ( 78)
5. Discuss the political, economic, and social reforms introduced in the South between
1864 and 1877. To what extent did these reforms survive the Compromise of 1877?
6. Analyze the economic consequences of the Civil War with respect to any TWO of
the following in the United States between 1865 and 1880.
Labor Industrialization (97)