The American Journey Chapter 16, History Assignment Homework Help

CHAPTER 16 Assignments/Activities

ATTENTION: Answer the following questions for
assignments listed in a Word document.

INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES (IA): 15 Points. A. 1-3 (5), B.(5), C. 1-3 (5).


  1. American
    Views, MWP
    “Mississippi’s 1865 Black Codes”.  Answer questions 1-3.
    1. How
      did the black codes fit into President Andrew Johnson’s Reconstruction
    2. Some
      Northerners charged that the black codes were a backdoor attempt at
      re-establishing slavery.  Do you
    3. If
      Southern states enacted black codes to stabilize labor relations, how did
      the provisions stated in this excerpt  effect that objective?
  1. Global
    Perspectives, MWP
    Emancipation and Freedom in the United
    States and Russia.
      Reflect on the economic implications for
    emancipated serfs and slaves and note 2-3 similarities in their plight.
  1. Chaffey
    Library, eRes.
    Albion Tourgee Letter on KuKluxKlan
    Activities, 1870
    .Answer questions 1-3.
    1. Summarize
      some of the actions described in this letter that are attributed to the
      KKK?  Why do you think Tourgee goes
      into such detail?
    2. What
      is the tone of this letter?  To
      whom does Tourgee turn in his plea?
    3. Explain
      Tourgee’s ultimate purpose in this letter.  What remedy is suggested?

  D.  Web Destination: This
is a highly regarded work by historian Norman Coombs, The Black Experience In America. Click on Download and I chose the
HTML format.  Go to Part 2, Chapter 6,
“From Slavery to Segregation” and then choose  Reconstruction And Its Failures..  Read through to paragraph six.  From Coombs paragraph six, cite two examples
of successes that Reconstruction governments achieved.  Also, from the same paragraph, cite three
examples of political successes of newly enfranchised African-Americans.  In the next paragraph, seven, summarize in
several sentences how these successes were undermined.