Practice Test #22

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All questions courtesy of Houghton Mifflin's The American Pageant Quiz book; Tenth Edition 1994 PRACTICE TEST CHAPTER 22: The Ordeal of Reconstruction 1865-1877 1. The fate of the Confederate leaders after 1865 was that a. most were jailed for an extended period of time b. several were executed for treason. c. all were eventually pardoned. d. none was ever allowed to hold political office again 2. In the postwar South a. the economy was utterly devastated. b. the emancipation of slaves had surprisingly little economic consequence. c. the much-feared inflation never materialized. d. industry and transportation were damaged, but Southern agriculture continued to flourish. 3. At the end of the Civil War, many white Southerners a. reluctantly supported the federal government. b. Accepted the fact, however reluctantly, that the war was wrong. c. Still believed that their view of secession was correct. d. Asked for pardons so that they could once again hold political office and vote. 4. Freedom for Southern blacks at the end of the Civil War a. came with relative ease. b. enable large numbers to move to the big cities in the North. c. came haltingly and unevenly in different parts of the conquered Confederacy. d. was achieved without the use of Union soldiers. 5. In 1865, Southern a. whites quickly admitted they had been wrong in trying to secede and win Southern independence. b. whites rapidly emancipated their salves. c. blacks uniformly turned in anger and revenge against their former masters. d. blacks often began traveling to test their freedom, search for family members, and seek economic opportunity. 6. In “Conventions of Freedom,” blacks a. established their own state legislatures. b. expressed radical views on equality. c. were led by Northern white politicians. d. fought to make their freedom a reality. 7. The “Exodusters’” westward move to Kansas faltered when a. they began migrating North. b. the fifteenth amendment was passed. c. steamboat captains refused to transport them across the Mississippi. d. none of the above. 8. The greatest achievements of the Freedmen’s Bureau were in a. its distribution of land. b. education. c. the provision of food and clothing. d. helping people to find employment. 9. The white south viewed the Freedom’s Bureau as a. a meddlesome federal agency that threatened to upset white racial dominance. b. an agency acceptable only because it helped poor whites. c. a valued partner in rebuilding the South.
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This note was uploaded on 06/25/2008 for the course HIST 020 taught by Professor Kearns during the Fall '06 term at UPenn.

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