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Grade 11 Reconstruction
The Freedman’s Bureau was established to:
  1. transport freed slaves to the North
  2. provide former slaves with food, clothing, and education
  3. establish public works projects
  4. redistribute planters’ land to former slaves
Grade 12 Reconstruction
What did Congress refuse to do when they reconvened in December 1865?
  1. Congress refused to listen t any economic law hearings.
  2. Beacause the new Costitutions had to outlaw Slavery, Congress refused to seat the new Southern Congressional Reps and they appointed a joint committee to reexamine the reconsruction Policy.
  3. They went to the White House & Protested.
  4. They stayed home and slept in.
Grade 11 Reconstruction
Grade 12 Reconstruction
Grade 11 Reconstruction
After the Civil War, agriculture in the south was
  1. dominated by cotton
  2. dependent on many crops
  3. dominated by tobacco
  4. dominated by vegetables
Grade 8 Reconstruction
Which political group wanted the federal government to force change in the South?
  1. Radical Democrats
  2. Tea Party
  3. Radical Republicans
  4. Green Party
Grade 8 Reconstruction
Grade 8 Reconstruction
Grade 12 Reconstruction
What Amendment (that was adopted in 1868) included four major provisions?
  1. Eighteenth Amendment
  2. fifteethn Amendment
  3. Fourteenth Amendment
  4. Sixteenth Amendment
Grade 11 Reconstruction
Which of the following was NOT a part of the Republican Congress’ program for Reconstruction?
  1. The confiscation of the land of large planters
  2. The protection of the civil rights of former slaves
  3. The repudiation of all Confederate debts
  4. c. The imposition of military rule upon the former Confederacy
Grade 11 Reconstruction
This scholar founded the NAACP and was a graduate of Harvard University.
  1. Mary Wells
  2. Booker T Washington
  3. George Washington Carver
  4. W.E.B. Dubois
Grade 8 Reconstruction
Grade 7 Reconstruction
What were black codes?
  1. Laws limiting the rights of African Americans.
  2. Law freeing African Americans.
  3. Laws offering unlimited African American rights.
  4. Laws enslaving African Americans again.
Grade 11 Reconstruction
Which of the following limited the economic recovery of the south?
  1. New cities rose up in Georgia, Texas, and Tennessee
  2. Railroad lines were expanded in southern states
  3. Southerners lobbied the federal government for financial help
  4. Southern banks struggled to support industrial development
Grade 11 Reconstruction
This was a legal policy that split the South into 5 military districts.
  1. Wade-Davis Bill
  2. Reconstruction Acts
  3. 14th Amendment
  4. Black Codes
Grade 11 Reconstruction
Which of the following did NOT contribute to the end of Reconstruction?
  1. Violent intimidation of African American voters by the Ku Klux Klan and other terrorist organizations
  2. A split within the Republican party over corruption in the Grant Administration
  3. Public outrage over the impeachment of Andrew Johnson
Grade 5 Reconstruction
Based on the enhanced economical, political, and social opportunities why did many African Americans still desire to leave the South?
  1. Many African Americans left the South because they wanted to find long lost family members.
  2. Many African Americans left the South because they wanted to find new job opportunities to support their families.
  3. Many African Americans left the South because they felt they were still not treated equally and wanted a fresh start.
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