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Reconstruction Test 1

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  • 1. 
    Which Amendment is this?  "Neither slavery nor involutnary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the [person] shall have been dulyu convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction [legal authority]." Only take the quiz once.  The first quiz recorded will be the grade accepted.  Anything after the frist attempt will not be counted.
    • A. 

      13th Amendment

    • B. 

      14th Amerndment

    • C. 

      15th Amendment

  • 2. 
    Which Amendment is this?  "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged [reduced] by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude."
    • A. 

      13th Amendment

    • B. 

      14th Amendment

    • C. 

      15th Amendment

  • 3. 
    Which Amendment is this?  "All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.  No State shall...deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person...the equal protection of the laws."
    • A. 

      13th Amendment

    • B. 

      14th Amendment

    • C. 

      15th Amendment

  • 4. 
    "deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.."These words are influenced by the ideas of which man?
  • 5. 
    Which of the following must obey the 13th Amendment's ban on slavery?
    • A. 

      U.S. trading partners

    • B. 

      U.S. territories

    • C. 

      U.S. allies

    • D. 

      Countries sharing U.S. borders

  • 6. 
    Which of the following explains why recent immigrants to the U.S. aren't entitled to vote?
    • A. 

      They aren't protected by the 13th Amendment

    • B. 

      The 15th Amendment deals largely with ex-slaves.

    • C. 

      They don't meet the 14th Amendment's definition of citizens.

  • 7. 
    TRUE or FALSE:Under Jim Crow laws, white students and black students could share textbooks.
  • 8. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Under Jim Crow Laws a black minister in a black church did not have to get special permission from the town's mayor or president of the board of police.
  • 9. 
    TRUE or FALSE:Jim Crow laws were separate and equal.
  • 10. 
    In 1870, in South Carolina, African Americans made up what percentage of the total population?
    • A. 

      87%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      59%