NY Regents - American Civil War & Reconstruction: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a Black Code?

Question 2 2. Why did the South lose the Battle of Gettysburg?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements about Booker T. Washington is FALSE?

Question 4 4. Why was taking control of the entire Mississippi River such an important goal for the North?

Question 5 5. Where did the negotiations to end the Civil War take place?

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Question 6 6.

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

Question 8 8. Which of the following was NOT a goal of Lincoln's Reconstruction plan?

Question 9 9. Which would have pleased the Radical Republicans during Reconstruction?

Question 10 10. Why did General Grant consider the battle in the Wilderness a success?

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Question 11 11. How do the majority of modern historians view the involvement of President Grant in several scandals?

Question 12 12. What role did Sherman play in Lincoln's re-election?

Question 13 13. Why were women excluded from the proceedings at the General Anti Slavery Conference in London in 1840?

Question 14 14. What did the 13th amendment do?

Question 15 15. 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 16 16. When was President Lincoln killed?

Question 17 17. How did the period of Reconstruction change the representation of African American men?

Question 18 18. Why was General Grant known as 'the Butcher'?

Question 19 19. Which was NOT one of the South's advantages during the Civil War?

Question 20 20. When did the Emancipation Proclamation go into effect?

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Question 21 21. Why were wealthy landowners interested in sharecropping?

Question 22 22. Which was NOT a mandatory part of the Wade-Davis Bill?

Question 23 23. Who shot President Lincoln?

Question 24 24. Which of the following would have been a function of the Freedmen's Bureau?

Question 25 25. Why did the North use its Naval advantage to institute a blockade of Southern ports?

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Question 26 26. What did the 13th Amendment accomplish?

Question 27 27. How were Black Codes and Jim Crow laws similar?

Question 28 28. What was the name given to former Confederates who seized local and state offices in the South?

Question 29 29. Which best characterizes the March to the Sea?

Question 30 30. Which Union general presided over the surrender of the Confederacy?

NY Regents - American Civil War & Reconstruction: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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