US History 1 Chapter 12 Quiz

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US History Quizzes & Trivia

Fancy yourself knowledgeable on U. S. History? Prove your worth in this quiz that deals with such topics as Lincoln’s Reconstruction and the Supreme Court during the 1870s. How many can you get right? Let’s find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Lincoln's Reconstruction policies might best be described as
    • A. 

      Justly punishing

    • B. 

      Short-sighted

    • C. 

      Lenient

    • D. 

      Harsh

  • 2. 
    Former slaves improved their lives by all these means EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Reuniting with families

    • B. 

      Forming churches

    • C. 

      Overturning unfair laws

    • D. 

      Seeking educational opportunities

  • 3. 
    The most violent opposition to Reconstruction came from
    • A. 

      Plantation owners

    • B. 

      Ku Klux Klan

    • C. 

      Southern Democrats

    • D. 

      Carpetbaggers

  • 4. 
    During the 1870s, Supreme Court decisions undermined the
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      Presidency

    • C. 

      14th and 15th Amendments

    • D. 

      United States currency

  • 5. 
    The successes of Reconstruction included all these EXCEPT African American
    • A. 

      Equality

    • B. 

      Political roles

    • C. 

      Schools

    • D. 

      Churches

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