Holt Quiz 4: Topic 3, Branches Of Government, And Lesson 6

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Holt Quiz 4: Topic 3, Branches Of Government, And Lesson 6

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  • 1. 
    What were the three major groups of Republicans in charge of reconstructing Southern governments during the Reconstruction Era?
    • A. 

      Carpetbaggers, scalawags, and African Americans 

    • B. 

      Democrats, sharecroppers, and senators 

    • C. 

      Whigs, politicians, and legislatures  

  • 2. 
    Which of the following did Reconstruction Governments NOT do in the South?
    • A. 

      Built schools, hospitals, prisons, and orphanages  

    • B. 

      Helped the Southern economy by building railroads, roads, and bridges 

    • C. 

      Gave women who were over the age of 18 the right to vote 

    • D. 

      Created laws to prevent unfair treatment of African Americans 

  • 3. 
    The President is in the _________________ branch of the United States Government.
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Judicial

    • C. 

      Executive 

  • 4. 
    What is the job of the Legislative Branch of the U.S. Government? 
    • A. 

      Enforce the laws

    • B. 

      Make and pass laws

    • C. 

      Explain and judge laws 

  • 5. 
    Which branch of government do courts of law belong to?
    • A. 

      Executive

    • B. 

      Legislative

    • C. 

      Judicial

  • 6. 
    What were sharecroppers?
    • A. 

      A farmer who provided labor for land owners in return for land, tools, and supplies to farm 

    • B. 

      A farmer who raises crops on land that is rented from someone else 

    • C. 

      Local merchants who loaned food and supplies to farmers and allowed the farmers to pay later

  • 7. 
    What were tenant farmers?
    • A. 

      A farmer who provided labor for land owners in return for land, tools, and supplies to farm 

    • B. 

      A farmer who raises crops on land that is rented from someone else 

    • C. 

      Local merchants who loaned food and supplies to farmers and allowed the farmers to pay later

  • 8. 
    What was the credit system used by sharecroppers and tenant farmers where local merchants gave food and supplies to farmers when the farmers needed them but did not make the farmers pay until after their crops were harvested and sold?
    • A. 

      The merchant system

    • B. 

      The sharecropping system

    • C. 

      The crop-lien system

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a reason for why sharecroppers and tenant farmers were so often in debt?
    • A. 

      Carpetbaggers and scalawags bought up most of the farmland to start industries

    • B. 

      Farmers’ harvests did not produce as much as they had hoped for

    • C. 

      The price that buyers were willing to pay was very low

    • D. 

      Farmers on the crop-lien system owed local merchants too much money

  • 10. 
    Which of the following words was used to describe Northern born Republicans who came to the South to make money during the Reconstruction Era?
    • A. 

      Scalawags

    • B. 

      Politicians

    • C. 

      Carpetbaggers

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