The End of Reconstruction and the Election of 1876


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Reconstruction of the South occurred during _____.

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1. What was the Compromise of 1877?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Reconstruction was a divisive issue in the 1876 election, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the conflict. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the social, political and economic impact of Reconstruction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments focus on the following:

  • The Compromise of 1877
  • Dates of Reconstruction
  • The Civil Rights Act
  • Republican Party's power in the 1870s

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the Compromise of 1877
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Reconstruction

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the accompanying lesson titled The End of Reconstruction and the Election of 1876. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the Panic of 1873
  • Identify the candidates in the election
  • Know the actions of President Grant during his second term