NES: Reconstruction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

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 2 2. What was the critical feature of Lincoln's Ten Percent Plan?

Question 3 3. What was the Compromise of 1877?

Question 4 4. Which is true of the Homestead Act?

Question 5 5. Why did the women's Suffrage Movement start in the West rather than the East?

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Question 6 6. How did Radical Republicans gain control of Reconstruction?

Question 7 7.

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 8 8. Why did so many of the original homesteaders fail?

Question 9 9. Which of the following would have been a function of the Freedmen's Bureau?

Question 10 10. How are the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments referred to?

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Question 11 11. Reconstruction of the South occurred during _____.

Question 12 12. African American politicians had the greatest influence…

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

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a reason why the Republican party begin to lose power in the 1870s?

Question 15 15. Which would have pleased the Radical Republicans during Reconstruction?

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Question 16 16. Why were women excluded from the proceedings at the General Anti Slavery Conference in London in 1840?

Question 17 17. With which group did Johnson most closely align?

Question 18 18. What did the 13th amendment do?

Question 19 19. What did the 15th amendment do?

Question 20 20. Why was there conflict between white settlers and Native Americans in the West?

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Question 21 21. What is a Black Code?

Question 22 22. What does the famous phrase: '...I will fight no more forever' reveal about Joseph the Younger?

Question 23 23. Why were wealthy landowners interested in sharecropping?

Question 24 24. Who were the Buffalo Soldiers?

Question 25 25. Why was the Civil Rights Act of 1875 deemed unconstitutional?

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Question 26 26. During Grant's second term, _____ caused the Republican party to be greatly distracted away from the Reconstruction effort.

Question 27 27. What did the 14th amendment do?

Question 28 28. Which of the following was NOT a goal of Lincoln's Reconstruction plan?

Question 29 29. What was the purpose of the Reconstruction Amendments?

Question 30 30. How do the majority of modern historians view the involvement of President Grant in several scandals?

NES: Reconstruction Chapter Exam Instructions

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