Government Union Quiz Questions! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Under the _______, any state that refused to allow black people to vote would risk losing the number of seats in the House of representatives that were represented by the black population.
    • A. 

      13th Amendment

    • B. 

      14th Amendment

    • C. 

      15th Amendment

    • D. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

  • 2. 
    The _____ forbid any state from denying suffrage on the grounds of race, color or previous condition of servitude.
    • A. 

      13th Amendment

    • B. 

      14th Amendment

    • C. 

      15th Amendment

    • D. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

  • 3. 
    During the era of ___________ the federal government struggled with how to return the eleven southern states to the Union.
    • A. 

      Reconstruction

    • B. 

      Antebellum America

    • C. 

      The Civil War

    • D. 

      The Gilded Age

  • 4. 
    During Reconstruction, the ________  harassed African Americans by burning black homes, schools, churches and businesses.  
    • A. 

      Ku Klux Klan

    • B. 

      Carpetbaggers

    • C. 

      Scalawags

    • D. 

      Tenant Farmers

  • 5. 
    The _______ freed African Americans from slavery, but it did not grant them the privileges of full citizenship.
    • A. 

      13th Amendment

    • B. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

    • C. 

      14th Amendment

    • D. 

      15th Amendment

  • 6. 
    According to the terms of Lincoln’s  ________, also known as the 10 percent plan, as soon as 10 percent of a state’s voters took a loyalty oath the state could set up a new government. 
    • A. 

      Proclamation of Amnesty

    • B. 

      War Powers Act

    • C. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

    • D. 

      Reconstruction Ordinance

  • 7. 
    Congress passed the ________ which required that a majority of a state’s prewar voters swear loyalty to the Union before restoration could begin.
    • A. 

      Wade Davis Bill

    • B. 

      Reconstruction Ordinance

    • C. 

      Proclamation of Amnesty

    • D. 

      13th Amendment

  • 8. 
    The goal of the _______ was to provide food, clothing, healthcare, and education for both black and white refugees from the South.
    • A. 

      Freedman's Bureau

    • B. 

      Southern Confederacy

    • C. 

      President Johnson's Reconstruction Plan

    • D. 

      United States Government

  • 9. 
    The _______ created federal guarantees of civil rights and superseded any state laws that limited them.
    • A. 

      Civil Rights Act

    • B. 

      Freedman's Bureau

    • C. 

      13th Amendment

    • D. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

  • 10. 
    Southern white critics called white southern men who partnered with Republicans during reconstruction _______
    • A. 

      Scalawags

    • B. 

      Carpetbaggers

    • C. 

      Reconstructioners

    • D. 

      Landlubbers

  • 11. 
    Opportunists who traveled into the south to make fortunes from the South’s misfortunes were called
    • A. 

      Carpetbaggers

    • B. 

      Scalawags

    • C. 

      Reconstructioners

    • D. 

      Loyalists

  • 12. 
    Southerners opted for _______ which is when two separate institutions are established to separate the races.
    • A. 

      Segregation

    • B. 

      Integration

    • C. 

      Bilingualism

    • D. 

      Reconstruction

  • 13. 
    Republicans during reconstruction encouraged ________ which believed races should be combined and not separated. 
    • A. 

      Integration

    • B. 

      Segregation

    • C. 

      Reconstruction

    • D. 

      Bilingualism

  • 14. 
    The government passed the ______ in 1870 which made it a federal offense to interfere with a citizen’s right to vote. 
    • A. 

      Enforcement Acts

    • B. 

      Military District Acts

    • C. 

      13th Amendment

    • D. 

      War Powers Act

  • 15. 
    One problem with _______ was that most landlords could lie about the cost of supplies devaluing the harvest that now amounted to less than the season's expenses.  
    • A. 

      Sharecropping

    • B. 

      Reconstruction Farming

    • C. 

      The Enforcement Acts

    • D. 

      Poverty