US History Chapter 4-5 Quiz

6 Questions | Total Attempts: 100

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If your think you’re clever enough, take on chapters four and five of U. S. History in one go and give yourself a real challenge! What do you know about the Gettysburg Address and the Emancipation Proclamation? Let’s see!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the Gettysburg Address, Lincoln
    • A. 

      Condemned the use of total war

    • B. 

      Promised the nation a new birth of freedom

    • C. 

      Declared that slavery was moral.

    • D. 

      Offered forgiveness to the South

  • 2. 
    The Emancipation Proclamation had the effect of
    • A. 

      Discouraging white males from joining the Union army

    • B. 

      Encouraging African Americans to serve in the Union army

    • C. 

      Prohibiting African Americans from service in the Union army

    • D. 

      Prohibiting African Americans from service in the Confederate army

  • 3. 
    The Radical Republicans opposed President Lincoln's Reconstruction plan, saying it was too
    • A. 

      Harsh on the South

    • B. 

      Lenient on the South

    • C. 

      Generous to the freed people

    • D. 

      Difficult to carry out

  • 4. 
    Southern state governments restricted the rights of former slaves by
    • A. 

      Passing black codes

    • B. 

      Holding constitutional conventions

    • C. 

      Refusing to pay war debts

    • D. 

      Refusing to pass the Thirteenth Amendment

  • 5. 
    The main goal of the Ku Klux Klan during Reconstruction was to
    • A. 

      Prevent African Americans from exercising their rights.

    • B. 

      Gain control of state legislatures

    • C. 

      Restore the Confederacy

    • D. 

      Improve conditions for poor whites

  • 6. 
    As white southerners regained control of state governments, they began to
    • A. 

      Reverse Reconstruction era reforms

    • B. 

      Compensate former slaves

    • C. 

      Join the Republican Party

    • D. 

      Refuse to pay war debts

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