Reconstruction After Civil War: Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Rebuilding.
    • A. 

      Secret ballot

    • B. 

      Reconstruction

    • C. 

      Segregation

  • 2. 
    Laws limiting the rights of formerly enslaved people in the South.
    • A. 

      Segregation

    • B. 

      Secret Ballot

    • C. 

      Black Codes

  • 3. 
    Not guilty.
    • A. 

      Freedom

    • B. 

      Aquit

    • C. 

      Segregation

  • 4. 
    Men, women, and children who had been enslaved.
    • A. 

      Segregation

    • B. 

      Black codes

    • C. 

      Freedmen

  • 5. 
    A system of working the land in which the worker was paid by letting them keep a share of the crops they harvested.
    • A. 

      Sharecropping

    • B. 

      Black codes

    • C. 

      Acquit

  • 6. 
    A voting method that does not allow to know how a person has voted.
    • A. 

      Freedman

    • B. 

      Black code

    • C. 

      Secret ballot

  • 7. 
    The practice of keeping people in separate groups based on their race or culture.
    • A. 

      Black code

    • B. 

      Segregation

    • C. 

      Freedmen

  • 8. 
    Which president started to make plans for the rebuilding or Reconstruction of America?
    • A. 

      Hiram R. Revels

    • B. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • C. 

      Abe Lincoln

  • 9. 
    After Lincoln's death, who became the president of the United States?
    • A. 

      Vice President Lindon Johnson

    • B. 

      Vice President Andrew Johnson

    • C. 

      Vice President Andrew Jackson

  • 10. 
    What was Johnson's plan after the Civil War for Reconstuction?
    • A. 

      Did not allow most Confederates to pledge loyalty to the United States and become full citizens again 2. didn't let the former Confederate states hold elections State governments went back to work 3. didn't former Confederate states could rejoin the Union after they abolished slavery 4. on December 1865, the 13 Amendment to the constitution was not ratified, ending slavery in America

    • B. 

      Allowed most Confederates to pledge loyalty to the United States and become full citizens again 2. let the former Confederate states hold elections State governments went back to work 3. former Confederate states could rejoin the Union after they abolished slavery 4. on December 1865, the 13 Amendment to the constitution was ratified, ending slavery in America

    • C. 

      Allowed most Confederates to pledge loyalty to the Confederacy 2.Let all African Americans vote and have high paying jobs 3. Let Native Americans hold public office 4. the 13 Amendment continued slavery

  • 11. 
    African Americans were treated for well-doing reconstruction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    African Americans could not ________________  or ________________ during Reconstruction.
    • A. 

      Sing at church or speak in their church

    • B. 

      Own certain properties or hold certain jobs

    • C. 

      Get married or have children

    • D. 

      Ride horses or sale goods

  • 13. 
    Many of the members of Congress were angry because they felt that President Johnson had made it too easy for the Southern states to rejoin the Union.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Many of the members of Congress wanted to ___________
    • A. 

      Not let let the Southern states to rejoin the Union.

    • B. 

      Make it easier for the Southern states to rejoin the Union.

    • C. 

      Make it harder for the Southern states to rejoin the Union.

    • D. 

      Have a party in honor of the Southern states rejoining the Union.

  • 15. 
    Why did many members of Congress want to punish the Southern States?
    • A. 

      For spending too much money on the war

    • B. 

      For their part in the Civil War

    • C. 

      For having too much property

    • D. 

      For not having enough slaves

  • 16. 
    During Reconstruction Congress put Southern states under____________________
    • A. 

      Military rule

    • B. 

      City rule

    • C. 

      State rule

    • D. 

      Governor rule

  • 17. 
    Who acted as governors and who kept order?
    • A. 

      Merchants and doctors

    • B. 

      Preachers and policemen

    • C. 

      Union Army officers and soldiers

    • D. 

      Teachers and their students

  • 18. 
    What did each Southern state have to do before they rejoined the union?
    • A. 

      1.have no constitution 2. give African Americans the right to vote if they were women 3. approve the 16th Amendment 4. approve the 17th Amendment

    • B. 

      1.use there old constitution 2. give African Americans the right to vote 3. approve the 12th Amendment 4. approve the 11th Amendment

    • C. 

      1.write a new constitution 2. give African Americans the right to vote 3. approve the 14th Amendment 4. approve the 15th Amendment

  • 19. 
    What did the 14th Amendment do?
    • A. 

      It says that all people born in the United States, and all who become citizens, are citizens of the nation and their state.

    • B. 

      It says that all people not born in the United States, and all who become citizens, are citizens of the nation and their state.

    • C. 

      It says that all people born in the United States, and all who don't become citizens, are citizens of the nation and their state.

    • D. 

      It says that all people born in the United States, and all who become citizens, are citizens of the nation and their world.

  • 20. 
    The 14 Amendment did not apply to _____________________.
    • A. 

      Native Americans

    • B. 

      African Americans

  • 21. 
    What did the 15th  Amendment to the Constitution say?
    • A. 

      It says that all citizen can be denied the right to vote because of "race, color, or previous condition of servitude." This amendment was ratified in 2009.

    • B. 

      It says that some citizen can be denied the right to vote because of "race, color, or previous condition of servitude." This amendment was ratified in 1970.

    • C. 

      It says that no citizen can be denied the right to vote because of "race, color, or previous condition of servitude." This amendment was ratified in 1870.

    • D. 

      It says that all white citizen can be denied the right to vote because of "race, color, or previous condition of servitude." This amendment was ratified in 2009.

  • 22. 
    What parts of the  Congress's Reconstruction plan did President Johnson try to stop?
    • A. 

      One law said that the President could not remove people from office without the African American's approval.

    • B. 

      One law said that the President could not remove people from office without the voters approval.

    • C. 

      One law said that the President could remove people from office without the Senate's approval.

    • D. 

      One law said that the President could not remove people from office without the Senate's approval.

  • 23. 
    Congress passed laws to _______________________.
    • A. 

      Limit the President's powers.

    • B. 

      Give the President more powers.

    • C. 

      Limit their own powers.

    • D. 

      Give move power to the people.

  • 24. 
    Even though President Johnson had limited powers, he still fired
    • A. 

      His Inspector General, Joseph C. Corbin.

    • B. 

      His Head of State, Hiram R. Revel.

    • C. 

      His Vice President, John Adams.

    • D. 

      His Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton.

  • 25. 
    What happened to President Johnson because of firing his Secretary of War?
    • A. 

      He was re-elected, had a party, and had a female Vice President

    • B. 

      He was impeached, but there were not enough votes to remove him from office, and found not guilty

    • C. 

      He was not impeached, because there were enough votes to keep him in office, and found guilty

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