1. What was Reconstruction? Why was the death of President Lincoln so damaging t

1. What was Reconstruction? Why was the death of President Lincoln so damaging to Reconstruction efforts for the South? Discuss the varying plans for Reconstruction.
2. Discuss the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments. What did each do? What steps did the South take to circumvent these Congressional Amendments?
3.Discuss the two opinions towards the wealthy industrialists of the Guilded Age, Robber Barons or Captains of Industry. Briefly discuss each of the following industrialists: Rockefeller, Carnegie, Morgan, Vanderbilt.
4. Discuss the Presidency of Garfield and Cleveland. What was the spoils system? How did soils system shed a light on the corruption of politics in the Guilded Age? How did immigration impact politics?
5. Discuss the rapid growth of cities in America? What were living conditions like in the cities? What were working conditions like for laborers in the Guilded Age? How were farmers impacted by expansion and technology?