DE US History Chapter 15 quiz

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At the end of the Civil War, the number of slaves that emerged from bondage was
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almost 4 million
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In 1865, southern whites defined freedom as
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controlling their future without northern interference
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As Republicans planned for Reconstruction,
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Radicals sought a range of punishments for white southerners
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President Abraham Lincoln’s 10 percent plan for the South referred to the
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number of white votes required to take loyalty oaths before setting up a state government
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In the 1860s, Black Codes were
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designed to give whites control over freedmen
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The Fourteenth Amendment
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gave citizenship rights to all people born in the United States
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In 1867, congressional plans for reconstruction
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required new state governments in the South to give voting rights to black males
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The Fifteenth Amendment dealt with the issue of
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suffrage
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At the conclusion of President Andrew Johnson’s impeachment trial,
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Johnson was acquitted by one vote
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During Reconstruction, most carpetbaggers were
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northern white veterans who moved to the South
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During Reconstruction, southern African American officeholders
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underrepresented the total number of blacks living in the South
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During Reconstruction, the southern school system
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eventually reached 40 percent of all black children
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Black sharecropping
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was a very common occupation of former slaves
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During Reconstruction, per capita income for southerners
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rose for blacks and declined for whites
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During Reconstruction, the black labor force worked
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significantly fewer hours than had been the case during slavery
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The redeemed governments of the South
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saw an end to occupation by federal troops
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The Supreme Court ruled in Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) that
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racial segregations was legal if whites and blacks had equal accommodations
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In the 1890s, pressure in the South to restrict black voting rights came from
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All these answers are correct (poor white farmers. wealthy southerners. advocates of Jim Crow. Southern Democrats)
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During Reconstruction, the term scalawags referred to
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southern white Republicans
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In the 1890s, the black journalist Ida B. Wells devoted her writing to attacking
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the crime of lynching

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