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History of the Americas
1.3.2 Quiz: Southern Reaction
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What did many southern states use to limit civil rights during reconstruction
Toward the end of the civil war, what did General Sherman's Special Field order Number 15 do?
It gave 40 acres of land and a mule to freed African Americans
The reconstruction amendments or civil war amendments, were passed in the five years following the civil war as the _____ amendments to the constitution
Thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth
What were the White league and the knights of the white Camellia
Groups that used fear against those who supported republicans in the south
What was true about the Ku Klux Klan ?
It was started by former confederate soldiers
Southern whites, including small merchants, small landowners, and former Whigs, were attracted by republicans policies of:
Encouraging new industries
What was true about sharecropping?
Landowners often took advantage of workers.
What was a goal of southern whites in creating Black codes.
Justifying ideas about race, ensuring a steady source of labor, and bringing back the old social order
About how many African Americans were elected to high public office during reconstruction?
Scalawags and Carpetbaggers are terms associated with which of the following?
People who gave support to the Republican Party in the south
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