Rebuilding A Divided Nation

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Rebuilding A Divided Nation

In this quiz, we’ll be tasking you with a series of question on “rebuilding a divided nation” – with questions regarding the Civil War, including topics like The Reconstruction, President Andrew Johnson and the South. What do you know about them?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The period of time after the Civil War when the South was readmitted to the Union and rebuilt
    • A. 

      Reconstruction

    • B. 

      Gilded Age

    • C. 

      Antebellum Period

  • 2. 
    The Reconstruction really began with the __________________  ______________________ in 1863.
    • A. 

      Compromise of 1877

    • B. 

      Civil Rights Act

    • C. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

  • 3. 
    This group of Congressmen felt that Andrew Johnson was not doing a good job at the Reconstruction.
    • A. 

      Radical Republicans

    • B. 

      Liberals

    • C. 

      Whigs

  • 4. 
    These were known as the Reconstruction amendments, promising full citizenship for everyone born in the U.S., abolished slavery, and set up an anti-discrimiation policy for voting. (Choose 3)
    • A. 

      13th Amendment

    • B. 

      14th Amendment

    • C. 

      15th Amendment

    • D. 

      16th Amendment

    • E. 

      17th Amendment

  • 5. 
    President Andrew Johnson was impeached, or charged of high crimes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    These were Northerners who went to the South during the Reconstruction to rebuild the cities and governement
    • A. 

      Scalawags

    • B. 

      Carpetbaggers

    • C. 

      Radical Repubicans

  • 7. 
    The South was in ruins and needed to be rebuilt after the Civil War.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    During Reconstruction, The Freedmen's Bureau helped African-Americans do all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Build schools

    • B. 

      Get elected to office

    • C. 

      Obtain land and jobs

    • D. 

      Get 40 acres and a mule