Ch 10: WEST History: Reconstruction

About This Chapter

In these lessons, you will reinforce your knowledge of the events and impact of the Reconstruction era. Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes provide a solid refresher course that will help you to prepare for the WEST History test.

WEST History: Reconstruction - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter review events in the years immediately following the Civil War and will help to prepare you for the questions you will encounter on the WEST History test. The lesson topics cover:

  • The presidency of Andrew Johnson
  • Post-Civil War life in the South
  • Conflicts with Native Americans
  • Evaluation and impact of Reconstruction policies

These enjoyable, comprehensive video lessons, coupled with our self-assessment quizzes, transcripts and subject-matter experts, allow you to refresh or expand your knowledge of this period of U.S. history and get whatever help you may need. The lessons also include a timeline feature that permits you to replay part of a lesson without having to start from the beginning.

WEST History: Reconstruction Objectives

The WEST History exam tests your level of competence in the areas of world and U.S. history, and social studies skills and concepts in order to satisfy the requirements for an endorsement to teach history or teacher certification. Our Reconstruction chapter corresponds to the 1791 - 1877 segment of the U.S. History domain, which constitutes about 36% of the WEST History test.

With a total of 110 questions, the WEST History exam is computer based. The questions are multiple choice. From list of possible responses, you will choose the one that best answers a question based on a brief passage of text.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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