NY Regents - American Civil War & Reconstruction: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did the opinion of Abraham Lincoln on the Emancipation Proclamation differ from that of Roger Taney?

Question 2 2. Which was NOT one of the South's advantages during the Civil War?

Question 3 3. Reconstruction of the South occurred during _____.

Question 4 4. Which is NOT a common criticism of the Emancipation Proclamation?

Question 5 5. How did the period of Reconstruction change the representation of African American men?

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Question 6 6. Why were wealthy landowners interested in sharecropping?

Question 7 7. When did the Emancipation Proclamation go into effect?

Question 8 8. Why did President Lincoln's support for General Grant and his aggressive stance on pursuing the war hurt him politically?

Question 9 9. Which is true of the Homestead Act?

Question 10 10. Which was NOT one of General Grant's unconventional military tactics?

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Question 11 11. How did Radical Republicans gain control of Reconstruction?

Question 12 12. What was a problem with convict leasing?

Question 13 13. During Grant's second term, _____ caused the Republican party to be greatly distracted away from the Reconstruction effort.

Question 14 14. Who shot President Lincoln?

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

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Question 16 16. Which of the following best describes President Grant's plans for Reconstruction?

Question 17 17. Why did so many of the original homesteaders fail?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements about Booker T. Washington is FALSE?

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

Question 20 20. Why was General Grant known as 'the Butcher'?

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Question 21 21. What did the 14th amendment do?

Question 22 22. How do the majority of modern historians view the involvement of President Grant in several scandals?

Question 23 23. Why was the Civil Rights Act of 1875 deemed unconstitutional?

Question 24 24. Why did Sherman undertake the March to the Sea?

Question 25 25. Which of the following was NOT a goal of Lincoln's Reconstruction plan?

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Question 26 26. Where did Sherman head after capturing Atlanta?

Question 27 27. What was the name given to former Confederates who seized local and state offices in the South?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a reason why the Republican party begin to lose power in the 1870s?

Question 29 29.

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 30 30. African American politicians had the greatest influence…

NY Regents - American Civil War & Reconstruction: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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