Reconstruction
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    What is the historical significance of the Civil Rights Act of 1866?

    answer choices

    It was the first time Congress voted to overrule a presidential veto

    It represented a shift in federal power after the impeachment of President Johnson

    It showed Congress' intent to pass laws that protected racial minorities

    It represented the failure of northern abolitionists to influence Reconstruction policies.

  • Question 2
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    Q.

    Reforms such as a more equitable tax system, the prohibition of racial discrimination, and the establishment of the South's first state funded public school system were instituted by--

    answer choices

    governors during the colonial era

    Reconstruction governments after the Civil War

    Patriots during the American Revolution

    revivalists after the Second Great Awakening

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Southern states passed Black Codes in order to--

    answer choices

    limit the effects of the Reconstruction Amendments

    increase the labor supply for factory jobs in the North

    decrease the number of northern representatives in Congress

    improve relations with the Democratic Party

  • Question 4
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    Q.

    Which of the following is a feature of the Freedmen's Bureau?

    answer choices

    established schools

    certified applications for political office

    granted small business loans

    provided funds for farming supplies

  • Question 5
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    Q.

    One effect of the Dawes Act was that it--

    answer choices

    caused many American Indians tribes to create written constitutions

    provided education to American Indians through locally run schools

    limited the voting rights of American Indians

    harmed the communal structure of American Indian society

  • Question 6
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    Q.

    Which of these occurred as a result of the Fifteenth Amendment?

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    African American families divided by slavery were reunited

    newly free men and women moved west to claim land

    African American men voted in the 1872 election

    Newly free men and women were allowed to apply for US citizenship

  • Question 7
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    Which of these describes a result of the Thirteenth Amendment?

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    African Americans in the North could vote

    State governments were required to protect individual rights

    Former Confederate officials were prohibited from holding elected office

    African Americans in the South could move elsewhere

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
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    What provision of the Radical Republicans' plan for Reconstruction did the Southern states object to?

    answer choices

    The requirement to ratify the 14th Amendment to be readmitted to the Union

    The requirement to modernize their economies in order to be readmitted to the Union

    The requirement that states eliminate all immigration restriction in order to be reunited to the Union

    The requirement that states offer land grants to newly freed slaves in order to be readmitted to the Union

  • Question 9
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    What was a long-term consequence of the sharecropping system?

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    Agricultural workers organized labor unions

    many former slaves became trapped in a cycle of debt

    many agricultural workers moved to cities to start small businesses

    landowners sold property to pay wages to former slaves

  • Question 10
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    In the context of the Reconstruction era, "carpetbaggers" were--

    answer choices

    Southerners who supported the government's Reconstruction plan

    Northerners who moved south to participate in Reconstruction governments

    recently freed African Americans denied their rights as a result of Black Codes

    Southern Democrats who vowed to "redeem" their states for their role in the Civil War

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is a result of Reconstruction?

    answer choices

    New laws and constitutional amendments were passed to help African Americans

    New Southern governments were created that sought to extend corruption in the South

    The South largely abandoned agriculture

    A renewed era of cooperation between the executive and legislative branches began

  • Question 12
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    In the context of the Reconstruction Era, "scalawags" were--

    answer choices

    southerners who supported the government's plan for Reconstruciton

    former slaves who supported Reconstruction policies

    Northern Democrats who through Radical Reconstruction policies were too harsh

    Southerners who moved west after their property was destroyed in the Civil War

  • Question 13
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    The election of Hiram Rhodes Revels was significant because he was the first African American to--

    answer choices

    win an election as a member of the Democratic Party

    win a majority of the popular vote in Mississippi

    serve as a member of the US Senate

    run for public office in the South

  • Question 14
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    Which of the following is a result of the Homestead Act of 1862?

    answer choices

    settlement of the western territories accelerated

    new home construction integrated better building materials

    public schools closed during the summer to allow children to work on family farms

    southern plantation owners gave land to former slaves

  • Question 15
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    Which act offered land grants for institutions of higher education?

    answer choices

    Homestead Act

    Morrill Act

    Dawes Act

    Military Reconstruction Act

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
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    One impact of the Morrill Act was to--

    answer choices

    discourage women from attending college

    attract railroad lines to small western towns

    provide federal student loans to immigrants

    make higher education accessible to more people

  • Question 17
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    After the Civil War ended, Congress divided the South into five military districts and assigned as their leaders generals who--

    answer choices

    believed abolition was unnecessary

    did not want African Americans to vote

    sympathized with the former Confederate States

    backed President Lincoln's plan for Reconstruction

  • Question 18
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    Who was the first African American to receive the Medal of Honor?

    answer choices

    Philip Bazaar

    Eugene Beaumont

    William Carney

    Alexander Webb

  • Question 19
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    Philip Bazaar received a Congressional Medal of Honor for his service in which of the following wars?

    answer choices

    Mexican-American War

    Revolutionary War

    War of 1812

    Civil War

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