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Reconstruction and the Gilded Age (1865-1877) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What was the purpose of The Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania?

Question 2 2. Which quote is attributed to Chief Joseph?

Question 3 3. Which was a typical pattern in government policy concerning Native Americans?

Question 4 4. What was the Interstate Commerce Commission?

Question 5 5. What did the 13th amendment do?

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Question 6 6.

The expansion of the railroad to the west resulted in…

I. Increased western settlement

II. New opportunities for farmers and businessmen

III. Strengthening of Native American cultures

IV. The creation of time zones

Question 7 7. What was the name given to former Confederates who seized local and state offices in the South?

Question 8 8. How are the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments referred to?

Question 9 9. How did George Westinghouse contribute to the expansion of the Transcontinental Railroad?

Question 10 10. What did the 14th amendment do?

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Question 11 11. How was the railroad both an asset and a detriment to the frontier?

Question 12 12. What did the 15th amendment do?

Question 13 13. How did the Battle of Wounded Knee impact federal policy towards Native Americans?

Question 14 14. Which sentence effectively describes America's relationship with Chinese immigrants in the late 1800s?

Question 15 15. Which person was the first to settle on the frontier in the mid-19th century?

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Question 16 16. What was the purpose of the Reconstruction Amendments?

Question 17 17. Why was the 13th Amendment enacted?

Question 18 18. What was the biggest change made by the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives in 1874?

Question 19 19. How did carpetbaggers harm the Reconstruction Period?

Question 20 20. How did the Homestead Act successfully populate the frontier?

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Question 21 21. How did the period of Reconstruction change the representation of African American men?

Question 22 22. Where was the first transcontinental railroad completed?

Question 23 23. How did Frederick Jackson Turner believe the frontier impacted American society?

Question 24 24.

Which sentence appropriately summarizes this quote from the 'Turner Thesis'?

The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement westward explain American development.

Question 25 25. What did the Dawes Act attempt to do?

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