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Chapter 15:“What Is Freedom?”: Reconstruction, 1865–18771.How did the Black Codes attempt to regulate the lives of former slaves?
2.What arguments did the black petitioners make when urging President Johnson toallocate land to them?
Wrong answer-The rights of southern secessionists, as white citizens, should take priority over those offreedmen.-The federal government had no obligation to maintaining the status of freedmen.3.Whitesfeared that Reconstruction would result inintegratedschools and blacks havingrepresentation inthe court system, including sitting on juries.4.The Fifteenth Amendment prohibits the federal and state governments from denying anycitizens the right to vote because of race.
5.The Fifteenth Amendment divided the women’s movement. Some of its leaders weredisappointed that it didn’t include women, while other leaders acknowledged theamendment’s limitations but believed it represented an important step toward nationalsuffrage.
6.According to the video, why was Frederick Douglass’s perspective on the question, “Whois an American?” considered radical for the time?-He believed people of all races and national origins could become good Americans.Wrong-He believed only those born in the United States should be afforded the rights ofAmerican citizenship.-His views foreshadowed the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882.-He supported the deliberate exclusion of Chinese immigrants from American society.
7.Former slaves believed that their political freedom should include the right to vote.

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Term
Spring
Professor
MALIKSIMBA
Tags
Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Southern United States, Ulysses S Grant, Reconstruction era of the United States, President Johnson, The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882,

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