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7th - Unit 5 part 2


Requirements for Texas to reenter the Union as a state after the Civil War? Write a new constitution that approved the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments, and had to eliminate all black codes
What were the Reconstruction Amendments? 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments
Why did Indians feel so empowered to attack settlers on the frontier during the Civil War years? Many of the men were away fighting in the Civil War leaving helpless women and children to fend for themselves
Even though Texas agreed to approve the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments, what were conditions like for freedmen during and after Reconstruction? There were many obstacles for the freedmen to overcome such as loopholes in the laws to keep freedmen from voting, threats on their lives, and to keep them from having the same equal rights as citizens.
What was the economy of Texas like during Reconstruction and even after? Many men became heavily involved in the cattle industry, some became sharecroppers or tenant farmers, and the railroad became big business in the years after the Civil War.
After the Civil War, the frontier wars era of Texas takes place and results in... many Native Americans being killed or forced to live on reservations
Why were farmers so accepting of the new invention of barbed wire? cattle were trampling and eating their crops
In a way the Windmill was ahead of its time with the use of wind renewable energy. How is it used today? Wind turbines to generate electricity
Why did Native Americans hate the white Buffalo hunters? Many were slaughtering the buffalo and leaving their carcasses to rot on the plains - just for their skins. Because of this the buffalo almost went extinct.
Factors that ended the Open Range era of Texas? Windmills, Railroads, and Barbed Wire
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