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Civil War

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maria maia

on 10 December 2014

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Transcript of Civil War

Nathan Bedford Forrest ---> Leader of the Ku Klux Klan
Forrest inspired the character Forrest Gump played by Tom Hanks in 1994
American Civil War
By - João Bosco, Mia, Michael, Marina N., Maria
Health Care Reform
- Jim Crow Laws -->
- Civil Rights Act --> 1964 -->
-Black President, President Obama -->
-health care reform
Forrest Gump
15,000 miles of new telegraph lines -->
Telephone -->
Sputnik -->
Midterm Project
By: Marina, Maria, João Bosco, Mia & Micheal
Black President
-April 12, 1861 – April 9, 1865
-the United States of America vs the Confederate States
of America (Union vs. Confederacy, North vs. South)
Civil Rights Act
Jim Crow Laws
15000 miles of new telegraph

Easier communication
Equality in the political system
Abolished discrimination
Counteracted the Jim Crow Laws
Laws of Segregation
Department of Defense's "Advanced Research Projects Agency"
Leonard Kleinrock
Backup to phone system (should it be crashed by the Soviets
One of first operational packet-switching networks
Ku Klux Klan
Group that went against the reconstruction
Main goal: Not have equal rights with Black People
Were against equal rights and wanted things to go back to what they were before the slaves were free
Burned black people
Believed that the Whites were the superior race
Dressed in only white clothes to symbolize that the color black was "dirty"
Loss of slaves

- Emancipation proclamation freed slaves
- Southern Economy needed slaves
- The Economy was getting worse because of the lack of slaves working for the owners of factories and farms etc...

- Process of reconstructing the South after the Slaves were freed
- Even though black people were not slaves anymore, they still faced many challenges in their daily lives
- The teachers refused to teach black children
- They suffered racism
Tele = far off, afar, at or to a distance
Graph = write
Phon = sound
Telegraph --> Telephone
Russian Satellite
Caused Americans to think more seriously about technology
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