Reconstruction Abandoned; Beginning of the Gilded Age – Chapters 16-17



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Resources for Reading Quiz A

·         1860-1877 Quick Reference on the Civil War and Reconstruction. – Includes content prior to Chapter 16

·         Study Tool: Chronological Events of the 1867-1877 Era (compressed to 1 page) – What are you looking for?

-          Notice the color coding

·         Events of corruption and SCANDALS in this era

·         Who exposes that corruption?

-          If you were living in this era and reading the newspaper, what would you be thinking is happening?


If needed, background on the traits of North and South before the Civil War (and therefore after as well)






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