Life in the South After the Civil War


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

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1. How were Black Codes and Jim Crow laws similar?

2. What was the main aim of Redeemers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet will show your understanding of the aftermath of the Civil War in the southern United States.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Black Codes
  • Jim Crow laws
  • The Redeemers
  • Convict leasing

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Civil War and the South
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Jim Crow laws and the Ku Klux Klan
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms, such as sharecropping and convict leasing

Additional Learning

To understand more about this period of history, study the corresponding lesson called Life in the South After the Civil War. This lesson looks at the following topics:

  • Problems in the South after the war
  • Impact of the Plessy v. Ferguson case
  • The KKK and other paramilitary groups
  • Effects of sharecropping, convict leasing, and the Redeemers