Military Reconstruction Act: History & Summary


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The former Confederacy was broken into how many military districts?

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1. Many Radical Republicans wanted to _____ the South.

2. Which was the only state in the United States to be placed in a Military District by itself?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the Military Reconstruction Act. Some of the elements that you will be assessed on include the purpose of the act and the districts it created.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Number of districts into which the former Confederacy was divided
  • How the Radical Republicans viewed the South
  • States exempted from Military Reconstruction
  • Reconstruction's official end

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Military Reconstruction Act
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the post-Civil War division of the Confederacy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the military districts created under the Military Reconstruction Act

Additional Learning

To learn more about this period in American history, review the accompanying lesson called Military Reconstruction Act: History & Summary. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the era and purpose of Reconstruction
  • Understand the goals of the Military Reconstruction Acts of 1867
  • Identify the military districts created by the act
  • Recognize the key figures in the end of Reconstruction