History

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  1. Abraham Lincoln's plan of reconstruction required:

    A)10 percent of the adult white males to take the loyalty oath.
    B)the abolition of slavery with compensation.
    C)50 percent of the adult white males to take the loyalty oath.
    D)blacks be given the right to vote.
    A)10 percent of the adult white males to take the loyalty oath.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Under the new president Andrew Johnson, presidential reconstruction:

    A)made it possible for former high-ranking Confederates to assume positions of power in the reconstructed southern governments.
    B)never was implemented because Congress passed its own program before Johnson's could go into effect.
    C)adhered substantially to the views of Congressional leaders.
    D)would implement a harsh program in the South.
    A)made it possible for former high-ranking Confederates to assume positions of power in the reconstructed southern governments.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. In May 1868:

    A)Andrew Johnson resigned from the presidency rather than face certain impeachment and removal.
    B)Andrew Johnson became the first president to be removed from office.
    C)the Senate failed by one vote to convict Andrew Johnson of the impeachment charges filed against him.
    D)the House of Representatives refused to approve articles of impeachment.
    C)the Senate failed by one vote to convict Andrew Johnson of the impeachment charges filed against him.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. The African-Americans elected to political offices during Reconstruction:

    A)were more conservative than the majority of the black population
    B)tended to be poor, uneducated, and unqualified to hold elective offices.
    C)overwhelmingly advocated land reform as crucial to true freedom.
    D)briefly dominated all of the state governments of the former Confederacy.
    A)were more conservative than the majority of the black population
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. The most important institutions for African-Americans as they tried to establish their own independent family and community life were:

    A)the sharecropping system and the black codes.
    B)the black-controlled state legislatures and the land reform program.
    C)the schools and the churches.
    D)the Freedmen's Bureau and the Supreme Court.
    C)the schools and the churches.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. In the years after the Civil War, most freedpeople ended up working:

    A)as itinerant day laborers in domestic and service jobs.
    B)as farmers under a sharecropping system
    C)as wage laborers in the new textile mills.
    D)as farmers on land they owned.
    B)as farmers under a sharecropping system
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. The Freedmen's Bureau courts:

    A)were declared unconstitutional by the federal courts.
    B)were the most effective means of protecting black economic rights.
    C)consistently sided with the planters.
    D)consistently sided with the freedmen.
    B)were the most effective means of protecting black economic rights.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. The Fifteenth Amendment:

    A)prohibited denying the right to vote on grounds of race.
    B)forbid literacy tests or property requirements for voting.
    C)enacted women's suffrage.
    D)imposed black suffrage only in the South.
    A)prohibited denying the right to vote on grounds of race.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. The Civil Rights Act of 1875:

    A)contained provisions for social equality that were later declared unconstitutional.
    B)was vetoed by President Ulysses Grant and never went into effect.
    C)never passed Congress despite pressure from President Grant.
    D)eliminated social segregation in the North and in the South.
    A)contained provisions for social equality that were later declared unconstitutional.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. The primary purpose of the Ku Klux Klan was to:
    A)keep former slaves from finding jobs.
    B)destroy the Republican party in the South.
    C)force all African-Americans to leave the South.
    D)help Republican candidates win elections in Southern states.
    B)destroy the Republican party in the South.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. The Compromise of 1877:

    A)provided for a recount of votes in the former Confederate states.
    B)marked the end of Reconstruction.
    C)gave the presidency to Tilden.
    D)underscored Republican resolve to continue Reconstruction.
    B)marked the end of Reconstruction.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Reconstruction ended:

    A)as a success because northern blacks had gained social equality.
    B)despite strong northern sentiments to continue Radical policies.
    C)in failure because of deep-seated racism in the United States.
    D)without any positive results for African-Americans or the nation.
    C)in failure because of deep-seated racism in the United States.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
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