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Practice Quiz - Reconstruction

Quiz by Gonzales, David

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25 questions
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  • Q1
    What housed schools, hosted social events and political gatherings, and were the center of many African American communities?
    churches
    town halls
    government buildings
    plantations
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  • Q2
    During the 1870s, Reconstruction governments in the South built a comprehensive public
    hospital system.
    welfare system.
    school system.
    transportation system.
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  • Q3
    The outcome of the election that made Rutherford B. Hayes president is known as
    carpetbagging.
    debt peonage.
    the Compromise of 1877.
    the Panic of 1873.
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  • Q4
    Who did the Republican convention unanimously nominate for president in 1868?
    Ulysses S. Grant
    Edwin M. Stanton
    Andrew Johnson
    Robert E. Lee
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  • Q5
    The Military Reconstruction Act divided the former Confederacy, except for Tennessee, into five
    congressional districts.
    military districts.
    states.
    Reconstruction zones.
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  • Q6
    Fearing that the Civil Rights Act might be overturned in court, the Republicans introduced the
    Thirteenth Amendment.
    Fifteenth Amendment.
    Fourteenth Amendment.
    black codes.
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  • Q7
    The overwhelming victory by the Republicans in the congressional elections of 1866 meant they were strong enough to override any presidential
    impeachment.
    veto.
    proclamation.
    amendment.
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  • Q8
    Hundreds of formerly enslaved people served as delegates to state constitutional
    conventions.
    offices.
    seminars.
    rallies.
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  • Q9
    When the powerful banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company was forced to declare bankruptcy, the nation’s financial community felt a wave of fear called the
    Panic of 1873.
    Compromise of 1877.
    Scandal of 1873.
    Scandal of 1877.
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  • Q10
    For many African Americans, the end of Reconstruction meant a return to the
    “Old South.”
    North.
    “New South.”
    institution of slavery.
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  • Q11
    Secretary of War who agreed with congressional Republicans
    Rutherford B. Hayes
    Edwin M. Stanton
    US Grant
    Horace Greeley
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  • Q12
    laws that severely limited African Americans’ rights in the South
    black codes
    Fifteenth Amendment
    Fourteenth Amendment
    Tenure of Office Act
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  • Q13
    guaranteed African Americans males the right to vote
    black codes
    Fourteenth Amendment
    Tenure of Office Act
    Fifteenth Amendment
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  • Q14
    granted citizenship to all persons born in the United States except Native Americans
    Fourteenth Amendment
    Tenure of Office Act
    black codes
    Fifteenth Amendment
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  • Q15
    required Senate approval to remove any government official whose appointment required the Senate’s consent
    black codes
    Fifteenth Amendment
    Tenure of Office Act
    Fourteenth Amendment
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  • Q16
    passed by Congress to combat the violence in the South
    graft
    scalawags
    Enforcement Acts
    Black Republicanism
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  • Q17
    gaining money illegally through politics
    graft
    Black Republicanism
    Enforcement Acts
    carpetbaggers
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  • Q18
    Northerners who moved to the South
    graft
    scalawags
    carpetbaggers
    Black Republicanism
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  • Q19
    white Southerners who worked with the Republicans and supported Reconstruction
    Black Republicanism
    graft
    carpetbaggers
    scalawags
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  • Q20
    influential newspaper publisher
    yankee
    US Grant
    James Tilden
    Horace Greeley
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