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Final 2 Chapter 14 P1

President Johnson's Reconstruction plan included all of the following proposals EXCEPT:

The extension of voting rights to all black males, 21 or older, in the South.

Passed by Congress in 1875, it required state governments to provide equal access in public facilities such as schools and to allow African Americans to serve on juries. In 1883 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it unconstitutional

Civil Rights Act of 1875

Laws designed by the ex-Confederate states to sharply limit the civil and economic rights of freedmen and create an exploitable workforce

Black Codes

Campaign of violence and intimidation waged by armed groups of whites closely allied with the Democratic Party that drove Republicans from power in the southern state elections of 1874

Mississippi Plan

What appeared to be most important to President Lincoln in his vision for Reconstruction?

the reunification and healing of North and South

The grandfather clause guaranteed enfranchisement to

any man whose grandfather was eligible to vote before 1867

During Reconstruction, the Freedmen's Bureau was able to

greatly increase the number of literate freedmen

Which statement best describes the outcome of the Compromise of 1877?

The South gave up the presidency in exchange for more regional autonomy

What was the intent of many Northerners who settled in the South during Reconstruction?

They wanted to create a better life for themselves and settle there permanently

The House of Representatives voted to impeach President Johnson because

he removed the Secretary of War without their approval

On the Sea Islands in the early 1860s, former slaves seemed to aspire to lives as

independent farmers

The Wade-Davis Bill was rendered ineffective when

President Lincoln pocket vetoed the bill

What combination of factors accounted for the ultimate abandonment of Reconstruction?

weak presidential leadership, the waning engagement of Northerners, and the violence and legal machinations of white Southerners

Special Field Order No. 15 provided

land to freedmen

Andrew Johnson was selected as President Lincoln's running mate in the 1864 presidential election in order to appeal to

Southern unionists

All of the following statements about sharecropping are true EXCEPT that

tenant farmers independently selected the crops that they wanted to cultivate

President Grant was re-elected in the 1872 presidential election despite

the scandals that shook his administration

President Johnson's plan for Reconstruction was

lenient and designed to restore the Union quickly

Which statement would most likely have been said by a Radical Republican in 1865?

"The former Confederate states should be punished for secession and slavery."

Which of the following best describes President Lincoln's plan for Reconstruction?

Pardon would be granted to all Southerners who took an oath to the Union

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