1. Describe the historical re-interpretation of the Civil War and its impact on social conditions for African-Americans in the South from 1900-1930s? How did those changes effect conditions in the North during the same era?
2. What was the status of the women’s suffrage movement during the Progressive Era? How successful were those efforts? How did those efforts change American society in the 1920s and beyond?
3. How did xenophobia and nativism impact American society after WWI? How did that provoke the first Red Scare? Discuss several issues and how they were resolved over time.
This material may consist of step-by-step explanations on how to solve a problem or examples of proper writing, including the use of citations, references, bibliographies, and formatting. This material is made available for the sole purpose of studying and learning - misuse is strictly forbidden.During early 1800s, striking differences between the Northern and the Southern states started emerging. The northern cities became centres of industrialisation attracting skilled workers, while, the southern cities relied on agricultural activities employing slave workers. North had huge numbers of African American soldiers, in contrast, the agrarian South utilized slaves to tend its large plantations and perform other duties. Not only this, slaves could be rented or traded or even sold to pay debts. On the eve of the Civil War, some 4 million Africans and their descendants toiled as slave laborers in the South. On the other hand, the states of the North, meanwhile, one by one had gradually abolished slavery. In 1860, after the coming to power of Abraham Lincoln as the first Republican president, he pledged to remove slavery out of the territories. Consequently, seven slave states in the South seceded and formed a new nation, the Confederate States of America. Lincoln administration, followed by northern states, refused to recognise the secession. Thus, between the years 1861-1865, America witnessed a catastrophic civil war between the Northern and Southern states.
The civil war began with the...