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Escaped slave who captured confederate steamship and later went on to become a US congressmen
President Lincoln's Reconstruction plans were committed to
Rapid readmission of the southern states to the Union
Most congressional Republicans believed
former Confederates should not play a role in Reconstruction governments
As early as 1863, Lincoln proposed a plan for restoring southern state governments based on _____ percent of the voting population of 1860 taking a loyalty oath to the Union
Required 50 percent of southern voters to take an oath of loyalty to the Union before the southern states could regain their status as states
Andrew Johnson believed that Reconstruction should
Return the South to its prewar system, minus slavery
In implementing Johnson's plan, southern states did each of the following EXCEPT
accepted it grudgingly or with qualifications
The congressional alternative to Andrew Johnson's Reconstruction program was the
The Fourteenth Amendment stipulated that any state that denied the right to vote to African Americans would
have its congressional representation proportionally reduced
The Radical Republicans believed
That the rights of the freedmen should be ensured by the federal government
which of the following constitutional amendments attempted to give civil rights to the former slaves
In the congressional elections of 1866
the results served as a referendum for the Fourteenth Amendment
The South's refusal to ratify the Fourteenth Amendment
caused a thorough restructuring of southern society
Andrew Johnson's acquittal on impeachment charges resulted from
the fears of some Republicans that his removal would threaten the balance of power of the government
The federal agency designed to assist former slaves in making the economic adjustment to freedom was known as the
Most southern African Americans who held political power during Reconstruction
concentrated their efforts on educational and political reforms
The small number of African Americans elected to state or national office during the Reconstruction demonstrated on the average
more integrity and competence than their white counterparts
What Amendment to the Constitution states that no person could be denied the right to vote because of race, color, or previous condition of servitude
The organization that symbolized most vividly the "white backlash" of the Reconstruction era was
the Ku Klux Klan
The result of the disputed election of 1876 was significant because it
meant the end of Reconstruction
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