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After the Civil War: Reconstruction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following best describes President Grant's plans for Reconstruction?

Question 2 2. Why was the Civil Rights Act of 1875 deemed unconstitutional?

Question 3 3.

How did churches represent progress for African Americans after the Civil War?

I. They were the first institutions fully controlled by blacks for themselves.

II. They helped organize and advocate for many social and political activities.

III. They welcomed blacks for the first time into Christianity.

Question 4 4. How did the 14th Amendment contradict the policies of President Johnson?

Question 5 5. Why was Reconstruction a historic era for African Americans?

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Question 6 6. What was the biggest change made by the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives in 1874?

Question 7 7. Why was President Andrew Johnson impeached?

Question 8 8.

Which of these did President Grant support and sign?

I. The 14th Amendment, guaranteeing citizenship to anyone born in the U.S.

II. The 15th Amendment, protecting suffrage regardless of race

III. The Enforcement Act, making it a crime to interfere with another person's vote

Question 9 9.

Which locations were targets of Johnson's foreign policy?

I. Hawaii

II. Philippines

III. Alaska

IV. Mexico

Question 10 10. During Grant's second term, _____ caused the Republican party to be greatly distracted away from the Reconstruction effort.

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Question 11 11. How did the period of Reconstruction change the representation of African American men?

Question 12 12. Why were wealthy landowners interested in sharecropping?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a reason why the Republican party begin to lose power in the 1870s?

Question 14 14. What did the 15th amendment do?

Question 15 15. Why was the 13th Amendment enacted?

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Question 16 16. Why did the women's Suffrage Movement start in the West rather than the East?

Question 17 17. Which was NOT a mandatory part of the Wade-Davis Bill?

Question 18 18. How did carpetbaggers harm the Reconstruction Period?

Question 19 19. Which of these was a consequence of the completion of the transcontinental railroad?

Question 20 20. What did the 14th amendment do?

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Question 21 21. Which is true of the Homestead Act?

Question 22 22. Which of the following was NOT a goal of Lincoln's Reconstruction plan?

Question 23 23. What was the name given to former Confederates who seized local and state offices in the South?

Question 24 24. How did President Grant deal with the Ku Klux Klan and other similar organizations?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a profile of a person that likely opposed the opinions of Radical Republicans in the times of President Andrew Johnson?

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Question 26 26. Which would have pleased the Radical Republicans during Reconstruction?

Question 27 27. What did the 13th amendment do?

Question 28 28. Why did so many of the original homesteaders fail?

Question 29 29. In what way was Alonzo Herndon a leader?

Question 30 30. What was the main aim of Redeemers?

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