Quiz: The History Of America In A Nutshell

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  • 1. 
      In Lincoln's second inaugural address he _____________________.
    • A. 

      Made it clear that the Confederacy would not be forgiven

    • B. 

      Declared that all former slaves would be given 40 acres and a mule

    • C. 

      Said that he wanted peace and had hatred towards non

    • D. 

      Announced that he would step down as president

  • 2. 
      Lincoln was killed at _______________.
    • A. 

      Ford Theater

    • B. 

      The White House

    • C. 

      Honda Opera House

    • D. 

      Gettysburg.

  • 3. 
      President Johnson did not want __________________.
    • A. 

      To accept any of the Confederate states back in the Union

    • B. 

      Georgia to be known as the peach state

    • C. 

      To allow former slaves the right to vote

    • D. 

      Slavery to end

  • 4. 
      The Freedmen's Bureau did not supply former slaves with ____________
    • A. 

      Land

    • B. 

      Clothes

    • C. 

      Food

    • D. 

      Education

  • 5. 
      The Black Codes did not allow _______________
    • A. 

      Former slaves the right to get married

    • B. 

      Former slaves the right to trial by jury

    • C. 

      Former slaves the right to travel out of state

    • D. 

      Former slaves to be unemployed

  • 6. 
      Congress during Johnson's Presidency was mostly made up of ______________.
    • A. 

      Republicans that supported the Civil Rights Act

    • B. 

      Democrats the supported state rights

    • C. 

      Independents that took neither side

    • D. 

      Evil scientists that wanted to rule the world, by training laser cats to form an army

  • 7. 
      The 14th amendment stated _____________.
    • A. 

      All former slaves would be paid for their years of work while they were slaves

    • B. 

      A former slave could not run for president

    • C. 

      Only those that could read would be allowed to vote

    • D. 

      Former slaves were citizens with full civil rights

  • 8. 
      The 15th amendment said that ____________________.
    • A. 

      The right to vote would only go to those who could read.

    • B. 

      The right to vote went all property owners

    • C. 

      A mule would be given to every freedman

    • D. 

      Voting could not be denied a person because of their race

  • 9. 
    The Ku Klux Klan (KKK) got away with most of their crimes, because:
    • A. 

      They were never caught

    • B. 

      They committed no crimes

    • C. 

      They hid in the swamps

    • D. 

      No one wanted to testify against them

  • 10. 
    This gave former Confederates the right to vote again.
    • A. 

      They said they were sorry, hugged, and made up with the North

    • B. 

      Democrats seized control of the congress

    • C. 

      The enforcement act

    • D. 

      The Amnesty Act gave them back the right

  • 11. 
    This President enforced Military Reconstruction.
    • A. 

      Johnson

    • B. 

      Grant

    • C. 

      Hayes

    • D. 

      LaRose

  • 12. 
    This President opposed congress with constant vetoes, but was always overruled.
    • A. 

      Lincoln

    • B. 

      Johnson

    • C. 

      Grant

    • D. 

      Obama

  • 13. 
    This President won the election because he agreed to leave the South alone, thus ending Reconstruction.
    • A. 

      Hayes

    • B. 

      Lincoln

    • C. 

      Grant

    • D. 

      Johnson

  • 14. 
    Which of these was not a trick to take away voting rights of Freedmen?
    • A. 

      Poll taxes

    • B. 

      The grandfather clause

    • C. 

      Secret ballots

    • D. 

      Literacy tests

  • 15. 
    Jim Crow Laws spelled out __________________.
    • A. 

      Rules for making new laws

    • B. 

      Where and when segregation would occur

    • C. 

      What freedoms Freedmen had

    • D. 

      What a state had to do to rejoin the union

  • 16. 
    This man sued the government over a Jim Crow law.
    • A. 

      Homer Simpson

    • B. 

      Homer Johnson

    • C. 

      Homer Plessy

    • D. 

      Homer Ferguson

  • 17. 
    The supreme court ruled in Plessy vs Ferguson that _____________________.
    • A. 

      Segregation was illegal and would stop

    • B. 

      Segregation was only permissible in private property

    • C. 

      Segregation was fine no matter what

    • D. 

      Segregation was okay as long as the separate facilities were roughly equal

  • 18. 
    Most African Americans decided to _______________________.
    • A. 

      Go back to Arica

    • B. 

      Move to the North

    • C. 

      Become Cowboys and Indian fighters

    • D. 

      Stay in the South

  • 19. 
    Most Republicans during this time period were__________________.
    • A. 

      Northerners or freedmen

    • B. 

      Southerners or poor northerners

    • C. 

      Rich planters

    • D. 

      Women

  • 20. 
    These people were seen as intruding vultures during Reconstruction.
    • A. 

      Scalawags

    • B. 

      Rapscallions

    • C. 

      Jaggedylanterns

    • D. 

      Carpetbaggers

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