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5 Matching questions

  1. Border States
  2. Ku Klux Klan
  3. Tenure of Office Act
  4. Conscription/draft
  5. Manifest Destiny
  1. a founded in the 1860s in the south; meant to control newly freed slaves through threats and violence
  2. b During the Civil War, conscription created public unrest and class resentment b/c:
    -immigrants felt like they were drafted more often
    -families lost their breadwinners
    -wealthy could avoid the draft by paying or hiring substitutes
    -men who had over a certain amount of slaves were exempt (to keep order in Southern society and allow for food production)
  3. c a policy of imperialism rationalized as inevitable (as if granted by God)
    especially prevalent during 1840s
  4. d Slave states--Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, Missouri--that remained loyal to the Union; the secession of these states would have considerably strengthened the South.
  5. e 1866 - enacted by radical congress - forbade president from removing civil officers without senatorial consent - was to prevent Johnson from removing a radical republican from his cabinet (Stanton)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1865 - Agency set up to aid former slaves in adjusting themselves to freedom. It furnished food and clothing to needy blacks and helped them get jobs
  2. Lincoln issued it and freed all the slaves in the Confederate states, but slaves in Border States loyal to the Union remained enslaved. It only applied to states in rebellion (Confederate states). It led to slaves rebelling and joining the Union army and increased sympathy from Europe.
  3. a 3-minute address by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War (November 19, 1963) at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg

    captured the spirit of liberty and morality ideally held by citizens of a democracy
  4. one of the most prominent african american figures in the abolitionist movement. escaped from slavery in maryland. he was a great thinker and speaker. published his own antislavery newspaper called the north star and wrote an autobiography that was published in 1845.
  5. Emerged in the 1850s as an antislavery party and consisted of former northern Whigs and antislavery Democrats.

5 True/False questions

  1. CarpetbaggersA northerner who went to the South immediately after the Civil War; especially one who tried to gain political advantage or other advantages from the disorganized situation in southern states


  2. Uncle Tom's CabinAn attempt by abolitionist John Brown to cause a slave rebellion by seizing a weapons arsenal; however, it failed since no slaver knew about it. Caused south to believe northern abolitionists were all radical and militant.


  3. Reconstruction Acts1867 - Pushed through congress over Johnson's veto, it gave radical Republicans complete military control over the South and divided the South into five military zones, each headed by a general with absolute power over his district. Required them to draft new constitutions upholding the 14th amendment. A period of radical reconstruction.


  4. Nat Turner's Insurrection1865 - Agency set up to aid former slaves in adjusting themselves to freedom. It furnished food and clothing to needy blacks and helped them get jobs


  5. Lincoln's plan for reconstruction10% of voters from the last election had to pledge to support the union. Pardon all Confederates except high-ranking officials and those who were cruel to POW's
    However, Congress says, "No," because it appears too lenient.


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