Topic 1 1st/2nd Period - Planning Reconstruction Quiz

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Topic 1 1st/2nd Period - Planning Reconstruction Quiz

If you are in Smith's or Freeman's Homeroom, answer the following questions. Your score will appear when you are done.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Which of the following is a true description of the American Civil War?
    • A. 

      The American Civil War was a war fought in the United States between the Union and Confederacy from 1861 - 1865.

    • B. 

      The American Civil War was a war fought in the United States between the East and West from 1821 - 1825.

    • C. 

      The American Civil War was a war fought after the Reconstruction Era between Republicans and Democrats.

  • 2. 
    How did the Civil War end?  
    • A. 

      The South won the war and the destroyed North needed to be rebuilt.

    • B. 

      The North won the war and the destroyed South needed to be rebuilt.

    • C. 

      The North won the war but the South refused to rejoin the United States.

    • D. 

      The West won the war and refused to join the United States.

  • 3. 
    What were the three major reasons for fighting the Civil War?  Click on each box that has a correct answer next to it.  Remember, you will click on three boxes.
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln was elected President.

    • B. 

      The Wade - Davis Bill was passed by Congress.

    • C. 

      Scalawags and Carpetbaggers took over state governments.

    • D. 

      The two sides had different economies.

    • E. 

      The two sides disagreed over states' rights regarding the slave business.

    • F. 

      The two sides argued over forming the Freedmen's Bureau.

  • 4. 
    What were the three things that the President and Congress agreed must be addressed when making a Reconstruction Plan?  Click on each box that has a correct answer next to it.  Remember, you will click on three boxes.
    • A. 

      The South needed to be punished for starting the war.

    • B. 

      The South needed to be brought back into the U.S. as loyal citizens.

    • C. 

      The economy of the South needed a new way to reduce their labor costs.

    • D. 

      The nation must help the former slaves in the South.

    • E. 

      The North needed to be divided up into forty acre land plots and given to former slaves.

    • F. 

      The states of the former Confederacy needed new state governments.

  • 5. 
    What were the three things a state must do in Abraham Lincoln's Ten Percent Plan to get amnesty and statehood?  Click on each box that has a correct answer next to it.  Remember, you will click on three boxes.
    • A. 

      The state must have at least ten percent of the male population take a loyalty oath to the United States.

    • B. 

      The state must abolish slavery.

    • C. 

      The state must create a new government.

    • D. 

      The state must not allow any person who had supported the Confederacy to vote or hold public offices.

    • E. 

      The state must have fifty-one percent of the male population take a loyalty oath to the United States.

    • F. 

      The state must require each major land owner to give ten percent of his land to one freed slave.

  • 6. 
    What were the three things a state must do according to the Wade - Davis Bill to get statehood?  Click on each box that has a correct answer next to it.  Remember, you will click on three boxes.
    • A. 

      The state must have at least ten percent of the male population take a loyalty oath to the United States.

    • B. 

      The state must abolish slavery.

    • C. 

      The state must create a new government.

    • D. 

      The state must not allow any person who had supported the Confederacy to vote or hold public offices.

    • E. 

      The state must have fifty-one percent of the male population take a loyalty oath to the United States.

    • F. 

      The state must require each major land owner to give ten percent of his land to one freed slave.

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