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American Civil War & Reconstruction Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why were wealthy landowners interested in sharecropping?

Question 2 2. What was the main aim of Redeemers?

Question 3 3. How were Black Codes and Jim Crow laws similar?

Question 4 4. What was a problem with convict leasing?

Question 5 5. Which of the following was TRUE about the Ku Klux Klan after the Civil War?

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Question 6 6. Victory over _____ led to America's increase in land size but also trouble balancing the free and slave states.

Question 7 7. Uncle Tom's Cabin gained success as a book and a _____ in the 19th century.

Question 8 8. Who was an author and abolitionist who wrote about the life of slaves?

Question 9 9. The Fugitive Slave Act required _____ to help capture and turn over runaway slaves and denied them from having a _____.

Question 10 10. The Missouri Compromise which maintained a temporary balance of free and slave states was brokered by which politician?

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Question 11 11. What was the name given to former Confederates who seized local and state offices in the South?

Question 12 12. How did carpetbaggers harm the Reconstruction Period?

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

Question 14 14. What was the biggest change made by the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives in 1874?

Question 15 15. How did the period of Reconstruction change the representation of African American men?

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Question 16 16. Who attacked Senator Charles Sumner in the nation's capital building?

Question 17 17. What were American anti-slavery forces called?

Question 18 18. Kansas would ultimately become a _____ state.

Question 19 19. Which criminal activity was used by the pro-slavery forces to put fear in the hearts of the Free State supporters?

Question 20 20. The election of _____ convinced the South that it was time to secede from the Union.

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

Question 22 22. Why were women excluded from the proceedings at the General Anti Slavery Conference in London in 1840?

Question 23 23. Why did so many of the original homesteaders fail?

Question 24 24. Why did the women's Suffrage Movement start in the West rather than the East?

Question 25 25. Which of these was a consequence of the completion of the transcontinental railroad?

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Question 26 26. Who was the President of the Confederate States of America?

Question 27 27. Which was the first battle of the Civil War?

Question 28 28. Which battle involved the first conflict between iron-clad warships?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT true?

Question 30 30. The Southern states uniting against the Northern states is an example of:

American Civil War & Reconstruction Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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