Unlike the Radical Republicans’ plan for Reconstruction, President Lincoln’s plan __________.
aimed to transform Southern society
required a majority of a state’s electorate to take a loyalty oath as a condition for the state’s readmission
addressed the plight of freed African Americans
promoted a moderate policy to reconcile the South with the Union
Which of the following had the GREATEST impact on the South’s agricultural economy following the Civil War?
the emancipation of enslaved African Americans
the ruin of the South’s transportation system
the destruction of Southern cities and villages
the collapse of the Confederate dollar
Johnson’s restoration program enraged Radical Republicans because it __________.
allowed former Confederate states to organize new governments
allowed the election of former Confederate officers and political leaders to Congress
required former Confederate states to ratify the Thirteenth Amendment
required former Confederate states to reject all Civil War debts
Terms of the Military Reconstruction Act included all of the following EXCEPT __________.
dividing the South into five military districts
placing union officers in charge in the South
requiring former Confederate states to ratify the Fourteenth Amendment
requiring Senate approval of the removal of any government official
During Reconstruction, African Americans were elected to all of the following positions EXCEPT __________.
Which of the following is a TRUE statement about education for African Americans in the South during Reconstruction?
By 1876 about 40 percent of all African American children attended school in the South.
All schools in the South became integrated.
African Americans attended Southern colleges and military academies.
African American children were sent to the North to attend school.
Which of the following describes President Grant’s politics?
Grant believed that the carpetbag governments of the South should be eliminated.
Grant believed that a president’s strongest asset was political experience.
Grant believed that the president should leave policy-making to the Congress.
Grant believed that removing the “sin taxes” would solve the South’s economic problems.
What event signaled the end of Reconstruction?
Democrats won control of the House of Representatives in 1874.
President Hayes pulled federal troops out of the South.
The Whiskey Ring scandal hurt Republican power.
Liberal Republicans left the Republican Party to side with Southern Democrats.
Who provided the financial backing to introduce industry into the “New South”?
the British government
Which is TRUE about life in the “New South”?
African Americans retained the rights they had won after the Civil War.
The region developed quickly from an agrarian society to an industrial economy.
The practice of sharecropping left many African Americans trapped in economic bondage.
After Reconstruction, Southern society was completely restored.
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