The Wade-Davis Bill
died when Lincoln exercised a pocket veto.
Black Codes endorsed all of the following EXCEPT
the right to testify in any court.
Abraham Lincoln was alive to see the Congressional passage of the
The Freedmen's Bureau was organized to help provide all of the following EXCEPT
The first presidential veto to ever be overridden was Johnson's veto of the
Civil Rights Act.
former Whig planters and southern merchants who hoped to see the South develop commercially
Which of the following statements does NOT help explain why widespread land reform failed in the South?
Freedmen did not want to become landowners.
Republican parties in the South were basically coalitions of all of the following groups EXCEPT
What brought much of the post-war railroad building in the South to an end?
the Panic of 1873.
The Fourteenth Amendment guaranteed all of the following EXCEPT
The right to vote.
Which statement most accurately describes the Ku Klux Klan?
a secret society that believed in white supremacy and used terror tactics to scare blacks out of voting
Which of the following sought to nullify the Black Codes and guarantee to freedmen "full and equal benefit of all laws and proceedings for the security of person and property as is enjoyed by white citizens."
the Civil Rights Act
The First Reconstruction Act
reorganized the South into five military districts.
Jim Crow laws can be described as
a series of restrictions on black civil rights.
The Supreme Court declared the 1875 Civil Rights Act unconstitutional in part because
it said the Fourteenth Amendment did not deal with racial discrimination by private citizens.
Radical Republicans opposed Lincoln's Ten Percent Plan because they felt former Confederates could not be trusted. True or False 1
Radical Republicans opposed Lincoln's Ten Percent Plan because they felt former Confederates could not be trusted. True or false 2
Most Republican leaders in Congress believed that blacks were inherently equal to whites. True or False 3
Congreesman Thaddeus Stevens of Pennsylvania proposed a program of postwar land confiscation and redistribution among freedmen. True or False 4
Andrew Johnson voted to extend the Freedmen's Bureau because he believed in educating former slaves. True or False 5
Andrew Johnson was impeached and removed from office. True or False 6
The Civil War wrecked the southern economy. True or False 7
The Fifteenth Amendment guaranteed equal rights under the law to all Americans. True or False 8
Between 1868 and 1872, the main threat to southern Republican regimes came from the Ku Klux Klan and other secret societies. True or False 9
One consequence of the Compromise of 1877 was that southern blacks would be abandoned to their fate. True or False 10