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Reconstruction

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  • Q1
    What was the main goal of Reconstruction after the Civil War?
    To make sure the South paid the North for the war
    To integrate African Americans fully into Southern society
    To make sure that the South was fully rebuilt before it could join the North
    To have the North and South get back together as quickly as possible
    30s
  • Q2
    President Andrew Johnson's Reconstruction plan was modeled after who/what group?
    Democratic Republicans
    Abraham Lincoln
    Andrew Hamilton
    Radical Republicans
    30s
  • Q3
    What is Juneteenth?
    The beginning of the Civil War in Texas
    The first day of Summer in Texas
    The beginning of Reconstruction in Texas
    The day slavery ended in Texas
    30s
  • Q4
    How did the Constitution of 1876 expand voting rights after the Civil War in Texas?
    All men were allowed to vote (race did not matter)
    Anyone over the age of 18 could vote
    Women could vote
    Only white people could vote
    30s
  • Q5
    The 13th Amendment abolished (got rid of) what?
    Illegal immigration
    Alcohol
    Insider trading
    Slavery
    30s
  • Q6
    The 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution are related to what?
    Creating a new Congress
    Economic Changes
    Government Intervention
    Civil Rights
    30s
  • Q7
    What did the South do to stop African Americans from making political and economic gains after the Civil War (Even though the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments were passed)?
    Jim Crow Laws
    Change the 14th Amendment
    Change the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendment
    Change the 13th Amendment
    30s
  • Q8
    Why were constitutional amendments made during Reconstruction?
    To create a trading system with Europe
    Change the electoral college system
    To limit how many times a senator could be voted in the South
    To provide legal and political rights to African Americans
    30s
  • Q9
    Which group of people received more individual rights after the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments were passed?
    Whites
    African Americans
    Native Americans
    Mexican Americans
    30s
  • Q10
    As a result of the Compromise of 1877, why did Reconstruction end?
    The provisions of the compromise made it end, the U.S. Army was removed from Southern states
    African Americans were in control of the government in the South
    The North didn't want to help the South anymore
    The president said that it needed to end
    30s
  • Q11
    How did Reconstruction change because of Abraham Lincoln's assassination?
    Congress created taxes on cotton in the South
    The 13th Amendment was approved
    Congress decided to get rid of the railroads across the United States
    Radical Republicans took control of Congress
    30s
  • Q12
    Why did enslaved Texans begin celebrating freedom on June 19, 1865?
    Texas didn't want to follow the U.S. laws so slavery was not allowed
    Texas was fighting Mexico for their freedom
    Not many heard of the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 because of the distance from the message and the Civil War
    Slaves were going to be paid for their work
    30s
  • Q13
    If you were a sharecropper or a tenant farmer how would you end the year?
    By breaking even (no debt but did not make money)
    With having to leave the farm and go work in a factory
    In debt (Owing money)
    With enough money to buy your own supplies
    30s
  • Q14
    Why did sharecropping develop in Texas after the Civil War?
    The North told the South they needed to do it
    It was the best way to produce products in agriculture
    It was the best way for African Americans to make a living
    Many small farmers didn't have the money for purchasing items
    30s
  • Q15
    What is the farming system in which a person works land owned by another person and they pay rent of that land?
    Crop Rotation
    Dry Farming
    Tenant Farming
    Crop Farming
    30s

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