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CHAPTER 15: What Is Freedom?: Reconstruction, 1865-1877MULTIPLE CHOICE1.General William T. Sherman’s Special Field Order 15:a.gave freed slaves the right to find family members who had been sold.b.set aside the Sea Islands and forty-acre tracts of land in South Carolina and Georgia for black families.c.gave forty acres and a mule to blacks who wished to move to the unsettled American Southwest.d.gave his men instructions to burn their way through the southern interior to the Atlantic coast.e.established the Freedmen’s Bureau to help blacks make the transition from slavery to freedom.ANS:BDIF:ModerateREF:p. 446OBJ:1. Identify the visions of freedom the former slaves and slaveholders pursued in the postwar 2.Which of the following best describes the black response to the ending of the Civil War and the coming of freedom?1. Identify the visions of freedom the former slaves and slaveholders pursued in the postwar 3.After the Civil War, many ex-slaves traveled throughout the South. What was the reality for these ex-slaves?1. Identify the visions of freedom the former slaves and slaveholders pursued in the postwar 4.
How did emancipation affect the structure of the black family?
a.Men and women maintained equality within the household, making black families far morematrilineal than white families.b.Men often remained at home while women went out and labored—a major shift from their roles while in slavery.