Use your Textbook, and the internet to answer the questions

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Use your Textbook, and the internet to answer the questions:

  1. What was the Wade- Davis Plan, and what were the positives and negatives of the bill?

  2. Compare the Supreme Court decisions in Ex Parte Vallandigham and Ex Parte Milligan.

  3. Who were the "redeemers" in the South? And what role did they play in the healing and justice conversation?

  4. Explain the origins of the term “Jim Crow.”

  5. What were the provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1875? How effective was the Act?

  6. What were the main issues of the election of 1876, and how does it tie directly with Reconstruction?

  7. What did the Compromise of 1877 guarantee?

  8. As part of the bargain (Compromise) of 1877, what did the Redeemers promise northerners and on what conditions?

  9. How would you assess Reconstruction overall? In what ways was it successful, and in what ways was it unsuccessful (Be specific and creative)

  10. At the end of Reconstruction, Was there any reconciliation, and not just reunion, between the northerners and southerners?

Wild West Assignment

  1. There is a lot of controversy about what the frontier is, look at the following and in your own words, how do you define the frontier?

  1. Why does Buffalo Bill and his life exemplify the myth and legend of the West?

  1. Go to Learn about three outlaws and explain how each one helps promote the myth of the west.

  1. Find a website to look up what happened at the OK Corral and who was involved?

Famous Gunslingers

  1. Go to . Who was “Wild Bill” Hickok?

  1. Look at the second paragraph. How was he regarded by many in the west?

What makes the transcontinental railroad so important?

  1. What is it about the Pony Express that is connected with the myth of the West? Be specific.

  1. Who is Annie Oakley?

  1. Who was Buffalo Bill?

  1. List 5 things you would see at Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show:






  1. What are 3 notable mining towns and why did you choose the ones you did?

Go to

Respond to five pictures on how they help us understand the West further.

Click on three guns and explain why each of them help further the myth and legend of the west




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