American Civil War & Reconstruction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which best characterizes the March to the Sea?

Question 2 2. Why was Chancellorsville considered an important turning point in the Civil War?

Question 3 3. What was a problem with convict leasing?

Question 4 4. 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?

Question 5 5. How did the 14th Amendment contradict the policies of President Johnson?

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Question 6 6. Why was taking control of the entire Mississippi River such an important goal for the North?

Question 7 7. Why was the 13th Amendment enacted?

Question 8 8. How did carpetbaggers harm the Reconstruction Period?

Question 9 9. African American politicians had the greatest influence…

Question 10 10. Who was Lincoln's Democratic opponent in the election of 1864?

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Question 11 11.

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 12 12. Where did the negotiations to end the Civil War take place?

Question 13 13. Which of the following best describes President Grant's plans for Reconstruction?

Question 14 14. Why did the South fire the first shots that started the Civil War?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements about Booker T. Washington is FALSE?

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Question 16 16. Which Union general presided over the surrender of the Confederacy?

Question 17 17. What role did Sherman play in Lincoln's re-election?

Question 18 18. Which was NOT one of General Grant's unconventional military tactics?

Question 19 19. What was the purpose of the Reconstruction Amendments?

Question 20 20. What was the Compromise of 1877?

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Question 21 21. How were Black Codes and Jim Crow laws similar?

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

Question 23 23. Why did the women's Suffrage Movement start in the West rather than the East?

Question 24 24. Which would have pleased the Radical Republicans during Reconstruction?

Question 25 25. What is a carpetbagger?

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Question 26 26. Why were wealthy landowners interested in sharecropping?

Question 27 27. Which of these was a consequence of the completion of the transcontinental railroad?

Question 28 28. Which of the following was TRUE about the Ku Klux Klan after the Civil War?

Question 29 29. Why did the South lose the Battle of Gettysburg?

Question 30 30.

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.

American Civil War & Reconstruction Chapter Exam Instructions

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