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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Reconstruction Questions

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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.
Grade 5 Reconstruction
Knowing what each amendment states, what was the underlying purpose for these amendments?
  1. It was to show that whites did care for African Americans.
  2. It was to protect and enhance the rights for African Americans.
  3. It was to establish freedom for all mankind.
Grade 5 Reconstruction
Which statement correctly distinguishes between Jim Crow Laws and Black Codes?
  1. Black Codes were not a law but limited what African Americans could do, while Jim Crow Laws were actual laws set up by governments.
  2. Black Codes were laws that limited ALL privileges of African Americans, while Jim Crow Laws only limited SOME of the privileges for African Americans.
  3. There is no difference between Black Codes and Jim Crow Laws.
Grade 5 Reconstruction
                       is the name of the period when the South rejoined the Union.
  1. Bill of Rights Act
  2. Rebellion Slave Revolt
  3. Friendship Reward Act
  4. Reconstruction
Grade 5 Reconstruction
Congress created the                    to provide food, clothing, medical care, and legal advice to poor blacks and whites.
  1. Freedmen's Bureau
  2. Tuskegee Institute
  3. Reconstruction
Grade 5 Reconstruction
The Jim Crow laws made                         legal.
  1. sharecropping
  2. African-American schools
  3. segregation
  4. slavery
Grade 5 Reconstruction
Black codes were laws passed by Southern state governments after the Civil War that denied African Americans many civil rights.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Reconstruction
Reconstruction period of rebuilding after the Civil War during which the Southern states rejoined the Union.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Reconstruction
The Freedmen's Bureau was a federal agency set up in 1865 to provide food, schools, and medical care to freed slaves in the South.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Reconstruction
To provide food, clothing, medical care, and legal advice to poor blacks and whites, Congress created the                   .
  1. Freedmen's Bureau
  2. Tuskegee Institute
  3. 14th Amendment
  4. Reconstruction
Grade 5 Reconstruction
Laws that were passed in the south after Reconstruction establishing segregation of whites and blacks.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Reconstruction
Slave codes are laws designed to control the behavior of slaves.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Reconstruction
An former slave elected to United States Senate in 1874.
  1. Blanche K. Bruce
  2. Thurgood Marhall
Grade 5 Reconstruction
Sharecropping allowed former slaves to acquire their own farms and become wealthy.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Reconstruction
The Jim Crow laws made                          legal.
  1. sharecropping
  2. African American schools
  3. segregation
  4. slavery
Grade 5 Reconstruction
Booker T. Washington was a teacher at the Tuskegee Institute and developed over 300 products made from peanuts.
  1. True
  2. False
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