Mrs. Freemans Homeroom Topic 2 Quiz

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Mrs. Freemans Homeroom Topic 2 Quiz

Mrs. Freeman's Homeroom - Topic 2 Quiz GOOD LUCK!


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  • 1. 
    How did Andrew Johnson become the president? 
    • A. 

      When President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated, Vice President Andrew Johnson became the president. 

    • B. 

      The Union elected Andrew Johnson as president because they thought he would help bring back the South peacefully since he was from the South too. 

    • C. 

      During the 1866 elections, Andrew Johnson’s opponent was killed in an accident, so Johnson was the only candidate left to become president.   

  • 2. 
    Which of the following was NOT a part of Andrew Johnson's Reconstruction Plan?
    • A. 

      Johnson required former Confederate States to revise their state constitutions. 

    • B. 

      Johnson required former Confederate states to declare secession was illegal. 

    • C. 

      Johnson required former Confederate states to ratify the 18th Amendment. 

  • 3. 
    What did the 13th Amendment do for African Americans?
    • A. 

      It gave all former slaves in the South forty acres of land. 

    • B. 

      It gave African Americans the right to vote. 

    • C. 

      It made slavery illegal in all of the United States. 

  • 4. 
    Why did Congress blame Andrew Johnson for the Black Codes?
    • A. 

      Andrew Johnson was the president of the Confederacy and had signed the Black Codes into law as his last act in office. 

    • B. 

      Andrew Johnson allowed former Confederate leaders to make the new state governments in the South, which allowed these leaders to create the Black Codes. 

    • C. 

      Andrew Johnson wrote the Black Codes and forced the governors of the South to put them in their new state constitutions. 

  • 5. 
    What were the Black Codes?
    • A. 

      The Black Codes were laws that took away former Confederate leaders’ right to vote or hold office. 

    • B. 

      The Black Codes were laws that limited the rights of African Americans in the South during the Reconstruction Era. 

    • C. 

      The Black Codes were a secret code between white people in the South so that black people did not know what whites were talking about. 

  • 6. 
    Which one of the following was NOT a reason that Southern leaders created the Black Codes?
    • A. 

      Free labor 

    • B. 

      Rebellion 

    • C. 

      Taxes 

  • 7. 
    How did Radical Republicans want to handle reconstruction of the South? 
    • A. 

      Radical Republicans wanted to punish the South after the Civil War and wanted the federal government to force change in the South. 

    • B. 

      Radical Republicans wanted to find a way to help the Southern economy and bring back the South as peacefully as possible. 

    • C. 

      Radical Republicans wanted to deny statehood to the former Confederate states and sell them to Mexico.  

  • 8. 
    What did the 14th Amendment do for African Americans?  
    • A. 

      It gave them freedom by making slavery illegal and required all Southern slaveowners to free their slaves immediately. 

    • B. 

      It gave them medical treatment, food, clothing, and established public schools for African Americans. 

    • C. 

      It made them citizens of the United States which entitled them to the same rights and privileges as white Americans.